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After your prostate ultrasound and biopsy: Self-care instructions   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions to follow after prostate biopsy to avoid having problems. It includes expected symptoms, and tells what symptoms require a call to the clinic.
Author: Urology Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Urology Clinic
Revised Date: 6/2014
Constipation after surgery   English
Abstract: This handout explains what causes constipation after surgery and simple steps to prevent or manage the problem, such as taking a stool softener, increasing fluids, exercising, or taking a laxative such as milk of magnesia. Included is a list of symptoms that indicate a call to the doctor is needed.
Author: Urology Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Urology Clinic
Revised Date: 10/2009
Cystoscopy: A bladder test   English
Abstract: This handout describes why a cystoscopy may be done, how it is done, how to prepare for the test, the risk involved, and the follow-up care required. The test is done to look inside the bladder and urethra.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 8/1999
Defecography testing: How to prepare   English
Abstract: This handout explains a defecography test, which is an X-ray study of the bowels and how the rectum empties. It includes why this test is needed, how to prepare, what to expect, and the insurance code for the test.
Author: Urology Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Urology Clinic
Revised Date: 4/2014
Discharge instructions: Leaving the hospital after vaginal or abdominal surgery   English
Abstract: This handout gives self-care instructions to follow after vaginal surgery (page 1) or abdominal surgery (page 2).
Author: Urology Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Urology Clinic
Revised Date: 6/2012
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
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
Kidney and bladder tests: Finding and preventing problems with your urinary organs   English
Abstract: This handout explains several kidney and bladder tests. Each test is described and explanations are provided for why tests are done, how they are done, how to prepare for them and possible risks. The Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP) (also called Excretory Urogram or EU), renal and bladder ultra sound, X-ray of the kidneys, ureters and bladder (KUB) and cysto-urethrogram (CUG) are included.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 1/1999
Preventing bladder infections: Symptoms, causes, and what to do   English
Abstract: This handout describes cases, symptoms and prevention of bladder infections. It also covers kidney infection (pyelonephritis) and tells what to do if a bladder or kidney infection is suspected.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 3/2012
Prostate screening: What men over 50 should know  
Abstract: This brochure discusses the importance of annual prostate screening for men over age 50. Included is a description of the screening process, as well as information about when, where, and how to receive a free prostate screening at UWMC.
Author: Urology/4NE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Urology/4NE
Revised Date: 2/2004
Prostate ultrasound and biopsy: How to prepare and what to expect   English Russian
Abstract: This handout explains prostate ultrasound and biopsy, diagnostic tests to check for prostate cancer. It includes how to prepare, how the tests are done, risks involved, and how to get the results.
Author: Urology Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Urology Clinic
Revised Date: 5/2014
Urinary system   English
Abstract: This handout describes the urinary system and its function. It explains incontinence and how spinal cord injury can change how the urinary system works.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2010
 
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