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Acute renal failure: How your kidneys work and what happens when they are injured   English Russian Spanish Tagalog
Abstract: This handout describes what the kidneys do, and the causes, symptoms, and treatment of acute renal failure. Illustrations of the renal system, a hemodialysis machine, and resources for more information are included.
Author: 4SE (Transplant, Renal, Vascular Surg, Kidney Dialysis)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: 4SE (Transplant, Renal, Vascular Surg, Kidney Dialysis)
Revised Date: 11/2009
How to change a Foley catheter: Step-by-step instructions for the caregiver   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for changing a Foley catheter, a tube placed in the bladder to drain urine for patients with medical conditions that prevent normal urination.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Tunneled catheter care: With flush instructions for hemodialysis and plasma exchange catheters   English Russian Spanish Tagalog
Abstract: This handout explains how to care for a tunneled catheter. It lists signs of infection to watch for, and tells when to call the doctor. Detailed catheter flush instructions are included.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2010
Your peritoneal catheter: Placement and care after surgery   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to take care of a peritoneal catheter. It also covers follow-up care and when to call your doctor.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 10/2015
Your tunneled catheter: About hemodialysis and plasma exchange catheters   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains step-by-step how to care for a tunneled catheter, which is placed under the skin. It also lists signs of infection to watch for, and details when to call the doctor.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2010
 
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