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7 steps to better communication: When a loved one has hearing loss   English
Abstract: This booklet discusses eight important and helpful steps to follow for people with hearing loss and for their loved ones.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Acoustic neuroma: Vestibular schwannoma   English
Abstract: This handout explains what acoustic neuroma is. It also gives information about its causes, symptoms, and treatment, including surgery and radiation therapy.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 4/2012
After your Botox vocal cord injection: To treat adductor spasmodic dysphonia   English
Abstract: This handout explains what symptoms may occur after a Botox vocal cord injection, which is done to treat adductor spasmodic dysphonia.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
After your fibular free flap: Self-care at home   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions to follow at home after fibular free flap surgery. This surgery is done to fill a hole in either the upper or lower jaw. It is often done to replace bone that has been removed for cancer treatment.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 10/2011
After your iliac crest free flap: Self-care at home   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions to follow at home after iliac crest free flap surgery. This surgery is done to fill a hole in either the upper or lower jaw. It is often done to replace bone that has been removed for cancer treatment.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 10/2011
After your latissimus dorsi free flap: Self-care at home   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions to follow at home after having latissimus dorsi free flap surgery. This surgery is one way to fille a hole in either the upper or the lower jaw. It is often done to replace bone that has been removed in cancer treatment.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 11/2011
After your radial forearm free flap: Self-care at home   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions to follow at home after radial forearm free flap surgery. This surgery is done to fill a hole in either the upper or lower jaw. It is often done to replace bone that has been removed for cancer treatment.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 10/2011
After your rectus abdominis free flap: Self-care at home   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions to follow at home after rectus abdominis free flap surgery. This surgery is done to fill a hole in either the upper or lower jaw. It is often done to replace bone that has been removed for cancer treatment.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 10/2011
After your thigh free flap: Self-care at home   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions to follow at home after thigh free flap surgery. This surgery is done to fill a hole in either the upper or lower jaw. It is often done to replace bone that has been removed for cancer treatment.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 10/2011
Before and after your facial plastic surgery   English
Abstract: This handout gives important instructions to follow before and after facial plastic surgery. It includes safety precautions and instructions for incision care, cold compresses, nasal irrigation and other self-care at home after surgery.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Cancer of the larynx: Understanding your diagnosis   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment explains the function of the larynx and esophagus, and gives basic information about laryngeal cancer for patients who may be considering a laryngectomy. Diagrams showing the location of the larynx are included.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 11/2010
Chemical perfusion of the inner ear: About your treatment   English
Abstract: This handout describes chemical perfusion treatment for patients with Meniere's disease, sensorineural hearing loss, autoimmune inner ear disease, and tinnitus. How the treatment works, the treatment methods, expected results, and possible side effects or risks are discussed.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 8/2011
Chronic rhinosinusitis: Symptoms, causes, and treatments   English
Abstract: This handout explains chronic rhinosinusitis, what causes it, and how it is treated.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 10/2015
Cochlear implant: What to expect   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure explains what to expect from and how to prepare for surgery to insert cochlear implants.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
Coping with cancer: For patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer   English
Abstract: This section of Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, for patients dealing with a diagnosis of cancer of the larynx and considering a laryngectomy, offers tips on feeling in control, managing information, dealing with anxiety and stress, using support groups and classes, and taking care of yourself. Coping tips are also included for family and friends.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2007
Cosmetic surgery: Procedures that involve the eyes, ears, or nose  
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for cosmetic surgery, and self-care instructions afterward. Included are specific instructions for patients who have had cartilage taken from their nose or ear during the surgery, as well as what all patients should avoid after surgery.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 11/2010
Diagnostic hearing screening evaluation: When your baby is referred for more testing   English Spanish
Abstract: This brochure answers commonly asked questions for whena baby is referred for additional diagnostic hearing screening evaluations.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 4/2005
Eating a low-salt diet: Making it work for you   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This booklet describes a low-salt (low-sodium) diet for otolaryngology patients. Topics such as reading food labels, allowed foods, foods to avoid, and flavoring alternatives are covered.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Endoscopic sinus surgery: How to prepare and what to expect   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure explains how to prepare for and what to expect from endoscopic sinus surgery. This surgery may be recommended if medicines are not controlling symptoms caused by sinusitis. Instructions for doing nasal irrigation are included.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
Facelift surgery: Rhytidectomy   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for facelift surgery, and self-care instructions for afterward. Included is information about cold compresses, head elevation, activity restrictions, dressing and incision care, and showering.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 11/2010
Free flap grafts   English
Abstract: This flyer explains the free flap graft procedure, including a fibular free graft, which is done if bone is removed from the jaw.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2004
Guide to your head and neck cancer treatment: At University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This document contains the cover, table of contents, and welcome section of the manual, Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, designed for patients diagnosed with cancer of the larynx and considering a laryngectomy. Other sections of the guide include "Cancer of the Larynx," "Coping with Cancer," Tips for Talking with Your Health Care Team," "Your Care After Surgery," "Your Hospital Stay," "Your Pre-Surgery Treatment," and "Internet Resources, Articles, and More Information."
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2007
Head and neck surgery: How to prepare for and what to expect of your operation   English
Abstract: This brochure explains how to prepare for and what to expect from head and neck surgery.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2004
Hearing aid services   English Russian Spanish
Abstract: Explains the anatomy of a hearing aid and describes conventional, programmable, and digital hearing aids. Describes evaluations used to determine need, selection, and fitting. Also discusses insurance coverage, 30-day trial period, and fitting visit schedule. Provides resource list.
Author: Audiology Clinic/Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Audiology Clinic/Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Revised Date: 3/2008
Internet resources, articles, and more information: For patients receiving treatment for cancer   English
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment manual offers some Web site addresses that post information about cancer and cancer issues that may be useful to patients, families, and their support persons. Resources offer information about larynx cancer and laryngectomy, thyroid cancer, support groups, education, advocacy, treatment, research, and more.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Laryngectomy   English
Abstract: This flyer briefly describes laryngectomy surgery and support options for patients who have had this surgery.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2004
Laser stapedotomy: What to expect and how to prepare   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for a laser stapedotomy. This surgery rebuilds the parts of the middle ear that conduct sound. A laser is used to create a small hole in the middle ear. The stapes (stirrup bone) is bypassed and replaced by a prosthesis (a man-made part).
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 9/2012
Mastoidectomy: How to prepare and what to expect   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure outlines how to prepare for and what to expect from mastoidectomy surgery, which is done when chronic ear disease has not responded to antibiotic treatment.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
Meniere's disease: Symptoms and treatment   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains Meniere's disease (MD), its symptoms, evaluation tests, medical management and prognosis, and surgical treatments such as endolymphatic sac surgery, vestibular nerve section, and labyrinthectomy. It provides contact telephone numbers at UWMC and support group information.
Author: Audiology Clinic/Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington, 1996
UWMC Dept: Audiology Clinic/Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
Revised Date: 5/2012
Micro-direct laryngoscopy: Vocal cord surgery, injection, or laser excision   English
Abstract: This handout explains what happens during a micro-direct laryngoscopy, a procedure to examine the larynx (voice box) with a microscope. Included are self-care instructions to follow while recovering from the surgery.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2010
Middle ear surgery: What to expect and how to prepare   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for middle ear surgery, which is done to repair the eardrum (tympanic membrane) or small hearing bones (ossicles) in the middle ear. These may be repaired using either man-made or natural tissues. This surgery is done to restore hearing.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
Myringotomy with or without tube insertion: What to expect and how to prepare   English
Abstract: This brochure explains how to prepare for and what to expect from a myringotomy procedure.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 7/2011
Nasal surgery: Septorhinoplasty   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for septorhinoplasty, surgery to improve the function or appearance of the nose. Also included are care instructions to follow after surgery.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 11/2010
Newborn hearing screening   English Spanish
Abstract: This brochure explains why a baby's hearing should be tested, how the test works, and reasons a baby might be referred for a second screening test. The brochure also lists hearing-related milestones for infants from birth through 12 months.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2012
Nosebleeds: How to prevent and stop them   English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains what to do if a nose bleed starts and how to prevent nose bleeds.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 11/2011
Osteoplastic frontal sinus obliteration surgery: How to prepare for and what to expect   English
Abstract: This brochure explains how to prepare for and what to expect from osteoplastic frontal sinus obliteration surgery.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 3/2010
Otitis externa: "Swimmer's ear"   English
Abstract: This handout explains what otitis externa is. It giives information about its causes, symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and treatments.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 4/2012
Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery CareMap   English
Abstract: This handout, called a CareMap, shows what a patient may expect during their hospital stay after having head and neck surgery at University of Washington Medical Center. It covers the day of surgery through day 7, when most patients are discharged and may leave the hospital.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 9/2013
Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery CareMap: For patients with a tracheostomy tube   English
Abstract: This handout, called a CareMap, shows what a patient may expect during their hospital stay after having head and neck surgery at University of Washington Medical Center. This CareMap gives specific information for patients who have a tracheostomy tube. It covers the day of surgery through day 7, when most patients are discharged and may leave the hospital.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 9/2013
Otosclerosis and stapes surgery: What to expect   English
Abstract: Explains what otosclerosis is, how it develops, normal ear function, and related hearing loss: stapedial otosclerosis and cochlear otosclerosis. Discusses treatment options such as medical intervention, hearing aids, and stapes surgery. Explains in detail the stapes surgery process, hearing improvement, reduction of tinnitus, and potential complications. Includes anatomy and procedure-related llustrations, and contact phone numbers for further information.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1997
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 3/2010
Parathyroid surgery: What to expect and how to prepare   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect when having parathyroid surgery, including how to prepare, what to expect afterward, and when to call the doctor or nurse.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Parotid surgery: How to prepare and what to expect after   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure explains how to prepare for and what to expect from parotid surgery. The parotid is one of the glands that secretes saliva.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 11/2010
Presbycusis: Age-related hearing loss   English
Abstract: This booklet explains presbycusis and its causes, diagnosis, and treatment such as hearing aids, assistive listening devices and cochlear implants. It also discusses medical therapy and prevention. Illustrations, and contact phone numbers are included.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1997
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 3/2010
Presbystasis: Age-related balance problems   English
Abstract: This booklet explains how presbystasis develops, how the ear works, symptoms of presbystasis, and diagnostic tests such as electronystagmography, computerized dynamic posturography, and rotating chair. It includes explanations of medical therapy and balance therapy. It also addresses follow-up care and safety tips and contains illustrations and photographs.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 3/2010
Risks of nasal and sinus surgery: What you should know   English
Abstract: This handout explains both the common and the more rare risks involved in having nasal or sinus surgery.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 10/2015
Septo-rhinoplasty: What to expect after your operation (Otolaryngology)   English
Abstract: This brochure explains what to expect after septo-rhinoplasty surgery, including instructions for activity, pain management, and when to call the nurse or doctor.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2004
Septoplasty: Self-care and what to expect after your operation   English
Abstract: This flyer explains what to expect after septoplasty surgery, including guidelines for activity, diet, medication, and nasal care. Symptoms to report to the doctor and contact information are listed.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 3/2012
Silent reflux: Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease: Signs, symptoms, and treatments   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This booklet explains the signs, symptoms, and treatments for silent reflux disease, also called laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). Diagnostic tests are described, including pH/impedance monitoring, manometry, esophagoscopy, and barium swallow. Self-care tips for reducing reflux are also included.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 8/2010
Stapedotomy: What to expect of and how to prepare   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure details what to expect from and how to prepare for stapedotomy surgery, done to reconstruct the middle ear sound conduction mechanism.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 7/2011
Sudden sensorineural hearing loss: Symptoms, causes, and treatment   English
Abstract: This handout explains what sudden sensorineural hearing loss is. It also gives information about its causes, symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and treatments.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 4/2012
Surgical removal of acoustic neuroma: How to prepare for and what to expect from your operation   English
Abstract: This pamphlet outlines what to expect from surgery to remove an acoustic neuroma, a non-cancerous tissue growth on the cranial nerves leading from the brain to the inner ear. Included are how to prepare for the operation, and how to plan for recovery.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 10/2007
Throat care: After surgery   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect after throat surgery. It discusses what kind of pain to expect, how to manage it, how to reduce pain with swallowing, and basic information about pain medicine.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 9/2004
Thyroidectomy or partial thyroidectomy (hemithyroidectomy): How to prepare and what to expect   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure explains how to prepare for and what to expect from thyroidectomy or partial thyroidectomy surgery, also called hemithyroidectomy.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2017
Thyroplasty surgery: After your operation   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect after thyroplasty, a surgery to change the position or length of your vocal cords. This operation is done to relieve ongoing hoarseness or swallowing problems.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2010
Tinnitus: Ringing in the ears   English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This booklet describes tinnitus, also called "ringing in the ears." How hearing works, causes of tinnitus, treatment, and disease management are discussed.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 11/2011
Tips for talking with your health care team, family, and friends: For cancer treatment   English
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment manual offers tips to help the patient communicate effectively about their symptoms, treatment, and other care concerns with doctors, other health care providers, family, and friends.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2007
Tonsillectomy: Care after surgery   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This flyer describes care instructions to follow after tonsillectomy surgery, including diet, medicines, activity, and when to call the clinic.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 7/2009
Tracheostomy: Basic information   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This flyer explains the tracheostomy procedure, where an opening is made in the trachea (windpipe), and related care issues.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 12/2009
Transtympanic cochlear perfusion therapy: About your procedure   English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure explains what to expect and how to prepare for the transtympanic perfusion therapy procedure.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 7/2011
Tympanoplasty: What to expect and how to prepare   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure outlines how to prepare for and what to expect from tympanoplasty surgery.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 7/2011
Vocal cord medialization: What to expect after your surgery   English
Abstract: This handout outlines what to expect after vocal cord medialization surgery. Included is information about the incision and drain, post-surgery medications, diet and activity, and the follow-up visit.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 3/2007
Your care after head or neck surgery: For patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer   English
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment gives details about scheduling a clinic visit after surgery, and what happens at that first clinic visit. Issues related to nutrition and medical alert jewelry are also covered.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 2/2012
Your hospital stay after fibular free flap surgery: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect during your hospital stay after fibular free flap surgery. It includes where you will stay and who will provide your care.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 5/2012
Your hospital stay after iliac crest free flap surgery: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect during your hospital stay after iliac crest free flap surgery. It includes where you will stay and who will provide your care.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 5/2012
Your hospital stay after latissimus free flap surgery: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect during your hospital stay after latissimus free flap surgery. It includes where you will stay and who will provide your care.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 5/2012
Your hospital stay after radial forearm free flap surgery: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect during your hospital stay after radial forearm free flap surgery. It includes where you will stay and who will provide your care.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 5/2012
Your hospital stay after rectus abdominis free flap surgery: What to expect   Farsi
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect during your hospital stay after rectus abdominis free flap surgery. It includes where you will stay and who will provide your care.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 5/2012
Your hospital stay: For patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer   English
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment explains what will happen in the hospital after surgery, including information about the intensive care unit (ICU) and 4-Northeast, and descriptions of the various care providers, such as the surgeon, nurse practitioner, social worker, speech pathologist, respiratory therapist, dietitian, and physical and occupational therapists. Photos of previous patients are included, showing a tracheo-esophageal puncture (TEP) and an Electrolarynx in use for speech.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2007
Your pre-surgery treatment: For patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer   English
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment explains the pre-surgery plan and the surgical procedure for either a partial or total laryngectomy. Included are definitions for common terms, descriptions of the care providers involved, and an emphasis on the importance of good nutrition in the healing process.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2007
Zenker's diverticulum   English
Abstract: This handout explains Zenker's diverticulum, a herniation of mucosa and submucosa through a defect in the posterior pharyngeal muscular wall, creating a pouch or sac. Symptoms, diagnostic tests, and treatments are discussed.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 10/2005
 
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