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7-day fluid intake/urine output record sheet   English
Abstract: This one-page flyer gives patients a place to record their fluid intake and urine output by date, time, and quantity.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 9/2010
About LEEP: What to expect   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) which is done to remove an abnormal area on the cervix. Precautions for after the procedure is done are listed.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 6/2017
About your colposcopy: What to expect   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the colposcopy procedure, which is done to help find the cause of an abnormal Pap smear. It also provides instructions for self-care after the procedure.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 6/2016
After your abdominal surgery: Self-care and follow-up   English
Abstract: This handout is for women who have recently had abdominal surgery at University of Washington Medical Center. It explains what to expect during the recovery time, and includes sections on activity precautions, managing pain, eating and drinking, incision care, bowel and bladder problems, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 11/2013
After your egg retrieval without an embryo transfer: Self-care at home   English
Abstract: This handout explains self-care and what to expect after egg retrieval procedure. It includes information about activities, medicines, and when to call for help.
Author: University Reproductive Care
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: University Reproductive Care
Revised Date: 7/2016
After your egg retrieval: Self-care at home   English
Abstract: This handout explains self-care and what to expect after an egg retrieval procedure during in vitro fertilization (IVF). It includes information about activities, medicines, and when to call the doctor.
Author: University Reproductive Care
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: University Reproductive Care
Revised Date: 7/2016
After your endometrial ablation: Self-care and follow-up   English
Abstract: This handout is for women who recently had an endometrial ablation at University of Washington Medical Center. It explains what to expect during the recovery time. It includes sections on personal care, bleeding and vaginal discharge, diet, activity restrictions, pain, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 11/2013
After your Essure placement: What you should know   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions after having an Essure device placed for permanent birth control, and tells what symptoms require a call to the doctor or nurse.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
After your hysteroscopy surgery: Self-care and follow-up   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect during recovery at home after hysteroscopy surgery. It include sections on personal care, bleeding, diet, activity, pain, follow-up visits, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 12/2013
After your hysteroscopy: What you should know   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions after having a hysteroscopy, and explains what symptoms require a call to the doctor or nurse.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
After your laparoscopy: Self-care and follow-up   English
Abstract: This handout is for women who recently had a procedure called a laparoscopy at University of Washington Medical Center. It explains what to expect during the recovery time. It includes sections on pain, incision care, vaginal spotting, scopolamine patch, bathing, diet, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 11/2013
Alcohol abuse and dependency: Know the signs   English
Abstract: This handout explains the signs of alcohol abuse. It offers a questionnaire to help determine whether a woman has problems or potential problems with alcohol abuse or dependence.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 11/2010
Assisted hatching: What it is and how it may help   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains assisted hatching, a technique that can help embryos implant during in vitro fertilization (IVF). Patients who may benefit from assisted hatching are older than 38 years of age, have eggs with a thicker than normal shell, have had previous IVF cycles that did not result in pregnancy, and are undergoing a frozen embryo thaw cycle.
Author: University Reproductive Care
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: University Reproductive Care
Revised Date: 11/2011
Building and keeping strong bones: Exercise, calcium, and vitamin D   Chinese English Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains how to build and keep strong bones. It describes why exercise, calcium, and vitamin D are important, and includes information about food sources and supplements.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 7/2013
Care after your D & E   English
Abstract: This handout describes what to expect after a D & E (dilation and evacuation) procedure, including care instructions and when to call the clinic.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 1/2010
Cryosurgery   English
Abstract: This handout explains cryosurgery from how to prepare, instructions for recovery and what to expect after the procedure.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 6/2002
DaVinci robotic hysterectomy: How to prepare   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions to follow for women who are scheduled for a DaVinci robotic hysterectomy at University of Washington Medical Center. It lists steps to follow from 2 weeks before until the surgery appointment. It also explains what to expect after surgery, including activity restrictions, managing pain, eating and drinking, bowel and bladder problems, incision care, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 11/2013
Diaphragm and jelly method of birth control   English
Abstract: This handout explains the diaphragm and jelly method of birth control in 10 steps.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 8/2011
Embryo cryopreservation: What it is and how it is done   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains embryo cryopreservation and why this option might be chosen. It includes benefits and risks, how embryos are selected, and survival rates.
Author: University Reproductive Care
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: University Reproductive Care
Revised Date: 11/2011
Embryo transfer: Steps to follow   English
Abstract: This handout gives steps to follow on the day of an embryo transfer and in the weeks afterward. An embryo transfer is the last step of the in vitro fertilization process.
Author: University Reproductive Care
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: University Reproductive Care
Revised Date: 7/2016
Facts for women: Termination of pregnancy, abortion, or miscarriage management   English
Abstract: This handout answers common questions about miscarriage management and the termination of pregnancy, also known as abortion.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 2/2012
Fertility preservation for women with cancer: Before your cancer treatment   English
Abstract: This handout is for women of childbearing age who have cancer. It explains what you can do before you have cancer treatment to protect your ability to have children.
Author: University Reproductive Care
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: University Reproductive Care
Revised Date: 1/1900
Fine needle aspiration of the breast   English
Abstract: This handout explains the fine needle aspiration procedure and signs to watch for once at home.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 3/2011
Foods that irritate your bladder: What to eat and what to avoid   English Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains what foods and beverages can irritate the bladder. It also gives suggestions for replacing these with other foods.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Urology Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2015
Frozen embryo transfer cycle: What you need to know   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect during a frozen embryo transfer (FET) cycle. This process is used to transfer frozen embryos into a woman's uterus at the right time in her menstrual cycle.
Author: University Reproductive Care
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: University Reproductive Care
Revised Date: 7/2016
GYN procedures: What to expect after your operation   Chinese English Korean Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout gives instructions after GYN surgery for activity, wound dressing, and medicine for gynecological procedures.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 3/2012
Heartburn: Tips to relieve your symptoms   English
Abstract: This handout offers diet and other tips to relieve the symptoms of heartburn.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Patient Care Services
Revised Date: 5/2012
How to retrain your bladder: What to eat and what to avoid   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains bladder retraining, which increases the size of the bladder and allows the patient to urinate less often. Basic steps in the process are described: avoiding foods that irritate the bladder irritants, drinking more water, and trying to wait 5 minutes before going to the bathroom when first getting the urge to urinate.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Urology Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2015
Human papillomavirus (HPV): What you should know   English
Abstract: This handout explains human papillomavirus (HPV) including causes, types, prevention, treatment, and resources to learn more.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 1/2005
If you have gestational diabetes: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout for pregnant women explains what to expect when you have gestational diabetes. Sections include diet changes, testing your blood glucose, sending in test results, and testing for diabetes after giving birth.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 3/2013
In vitro fertilization: What to expect   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes how to prepare for and what to expect when you have in vitro fertilization (IVF). It provides written information about the treatment process, including risks, benefits, and alternatives. This information must be read and understood before signing consent forms to have the treatment.
Author: University Reproductive Care
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: University Reproductive Care
Revised Date: 11/2011
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
Kegel exercises: Improving bladder control   English
Abstract: Discusses Kegel exercises that are designed to strengthen pelvic floor muscles and improve urinary control. Explains how to locate muscles and how to do quick contraction and slow contraction exercises. Lists ten other health habits to improved bladder control. Provides an eight-week progressive exercise program and chart.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 9/2011
Leading a healthy life: Six tips to help improve your health and wellness   English
Abstract: This brochure offers tips for living long and staying healthy, covering topics such as eating right, exercise, reducing stress, safety, avoiding harmful substances, and getting regular health checkups.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 9/2011
Medical abortion: Follow-up at home after receiving mifepristone   English
Abstract: This handout explains the follow-up care after a pregnancy is ended using medications, also known as a medical abortion. Step-by-step instructions for using misoprostol tablets are included, as well as symptoms that require a call to the clinic, and what to expect for the weeks following the procedure.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 2/2012
Menopause without hormones: A healthy lifestyle for all postmenopausal women   English
Abstract: This handout describes various symptoms of menopause, and how to deal with them. Included are suggestions for handling hot flashes, insomnia, sexuality changes, vaginal dryness, stress, osteoporosis, and cardiovascular (heart) disease.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 5/2009
Miscarriage: Your treatment options and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what a miscarriage is, the possible causes, and choices for treatment, including "watch and wait" (expectant management), using the medication misoprostol, and vacuum aspiration.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 2/2012
Nutrition guidelines during pregnancy: Healthy eating for you and your baby   English
Abstract: This handout explains why it is important to eat a healthy diet during pregnancy. It includes answers to common questions pregnant women have, such as "How much weight gain is normal?" "How many calories do I need to eat every day?" "Do I need to take vitamins?" and "What foods are best to eat?" It also has sections on nutrients, food and safety concerns, meal ideas, and activity and exercise.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 6/2013
Osteoporosis facts: What Asian women need to know   English
Abstract: This handout covers facts about osteoporosis. There are details about risk factors, especially for Asian women, safety tips for prevention, and an online resource to learn more.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 8/2002
Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: Symptoms and treatments   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, a condition that can occur when some fertility medicines are used. Included are causes, symptoms, prevention, and when to call the clinic.
Author: University Reproductive Care
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: University Reproductive Care
Revised Date: 11/2011
Planning today's visit: At Women's Health Care Center   English
Abstract: This handout is a form for patients at the UW Medicine Women's Health Care Center in Seattle, Washington. The form tells care providers the goals you have for your clinic visit.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 1/2017
Post cryotherapy procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains cryotherapy as well as its risks, side effects (cramping and vaginal discharge) and when to be seen for a follow up visit.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 1/2002
Testing for gestational diabetes: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what gestational diabetes is and the 2 tests that are used to diagnose it. Instructions are included for these tests: the glucola test and the 3-hour glucose tolerance test.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 3/2013
Well woman exam: Facts and tips for your visit   English
Abstract: This handout describes the well woman or annual exam from what to expect to what happens if there is a new health problem to talk about during the annual exam. It also discusses insurance coverage and Medicare issues.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 1/2004
What to expect after a first trimester surgical abortion (or D & C): And how to take care of yourself   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect and self-care after having a surgical abortion, sometimes called a D & C (dilation and curettage) or termination of pregnancy.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 2/2012
Women and alcohol: Helpful information   English
Abstract: This handout describes which women have the highest risk of alcohol abuse and alcoholism, how alcohol works on the body, medical problems women develop from drinking and how much drinking is safe.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 9/2011
Women and depression: Information for patients   English
Abstract: This booklet describes depression and related mood disorders. It offers an overview and sections on stages in a women's life: the effects of hormones, a self-test for depression, treatment options, the impact of sleep, suicide risk and additional resources.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 1/2003
Women and heart disease   English
Abstract: This handout explains heart disease in women, outlines its causes, and offers tips to reduce risk factors. Resources are offered for risk assessment, exercise, diet, nutrition and heart-healthy eating.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 3/2003
Your appointments for Essure placement: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout gives information about the pre-op, placement, and follow-up appointments for an Essure placement for permanent birth control. Spaces are provided to enter the day, date, and time for each appointment.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Your breastfeeding plan: What to do at home   English
Abstract: This handout gives a breastfeeding plan for new mothers. It includes options for the provider to customize the instructions for each mother and baby.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 2/2016
Your clinic visit: For immigrant women and others new to the U.S. medical system   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: Gives tips for immigrant women and others on visiting the clinic, including obtaining directions to the clinic, getting ready for the visit, what happens at the clinic, how to respond to health care providers, how to get instructions from the provider, and making sure to have the right phone numbers.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 1/2001
Your Essure placement: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect when having an Essure device implanted as a permanent form of birth control.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Your hysteroscopy: How to prepare and what to expect during your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains a hysteroscopy, which is a way to look inside the uterus to diagnose certain conditions and to do certain procedures. A hysteroscopy uses a thin medical device called a hysteroscope that is like a small telescope. This device is inserted through the vagina and cervix.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Your pap smear: Cervical cancer screening: How your yearly pap test can help keep you healthy   Chinese English
Abstract: This brochure explains the pap smear test, which is done to screen for cervical cancer. How often to have the test, what to do if results are abnormal, and treatment methods are discussed.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 8/2004
Your Pap test results: What they mean   English
Abstract: This handout explains what pap test results mean. Follow-up care is also discussed.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 9/2011
Your preventive health care visits: Facts and tips for your visit   English
Abstract: This brochure explains what is covered during a preventive women's health care visit. Insurance coverage and Medicare issues are discussed.
Author: Women's Health Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Women's Health Care Center
Revised Date: 3/2005
 
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