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3 Item(s) found for:  Pre-Surgery Clinic/Surgical Services 

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About your surgery experience: Getting ready for your surgery at University of Washington Medical Center   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese Arabic
Abstract: This booklet explains what to expect when having surgery at UWMC. It includes pre-surgery clinic visit, medicine restrictions before surgery, anesthesia, what happens the day and morning before surgery, arriving at the hospital, what happens in the pre-operating area and recovery room, and home care instructions. Helpful phone numbers and maps are also included.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Revised Date: 9/2018
Information about your healthcare   Chinese English Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Arabic
Abstract: This booklet provides information about rights and responsibilities of patients, families, and close companions. Documents related to health care choices, such as durable power of attorney and advance directives, are described.
Author: Marketing
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Marketing
Revised Date: 8/2016
Patient family housing: Housing options  
Abstract: FOR UPDATED HANDOUT: Contact Social Work and Care Coordination or visit the Health Information Resource Center on the 3rd floor. Provides information about family housing options including a guide to housing, contracted housing, overnight accommodations, and long-term housing.
Author: Cancer Center/Infusion Services 8SE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center/Infusion Services 8SE
Revised Date: 9/2006
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