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A guide to 4-Southeast: For families and visitors   English
Abstract: This booklet provides important information for families and visitors to help them become familiar with the 4-Southeast/Transplant Surgery unit. Included are visiting guidelines, descriptions of care team members. Common medical equipment used on the unit, how to contact the patient, and places of interest at the medical center.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 6/2011
About your medicines: For lung transplant patients   English
Abstract: This handout for lung transplant patients describes many of the medicines that must be taken after transplantation. These include immunosuppressants, anti-infectives and antifungals, antivirals, and other supplements and drugs. It includes a short warning about drug-food interactions and a sample list of what drugs a lung transplant patient is likely to take, including times of day.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 6/2016
Becoming a candidate: For liver transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for liver transplant patients explains how transplant recipients are chosen, the MELD score, and making the most of your time while waiting for liver transplant surgery. This document is also a chapter in "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center," which is available from Materials Management #UH1915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
Being referred: For a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides a review of the steps in the referral process. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Benefits and risks: Of a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout provides a detailed overview of the benefits, risks, complications, and signs and symptoms of rejection associated with kidney/pancreas transplant. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Care after discharge: After a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients details clinic care after discharge. Issues covered include what should be done at home to help prepare for clinic visits, a typical clinic visit day, and when to call the transplant coordinator. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Care after you leave the hospital: For liver transplant patients   English
Abstract: This handout for liver transplant patients outlines the main issues related to leaving the hospital after transplantation. Issues covered include follow-up and clinic visits, self-monitoring, and general health guidelines. This document is also a chapter in "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center," which is available from Materials Management #UH1915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
Coping: Before, during and after your kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients details tips on coping before, during, and after transplant that others have found helpful. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 6/2011
Creatinine clearance and protein test: 24-hour urine collection   English Korean Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for and the steps to follow for a 24-hour urine collection done for a creatinine clearance and protein test.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 5/2006
Cytomegalovirus (CMV): Information for transplant patients about a common virus   English
Abstract: This handout contains information about cytomegalovirus (CMV), including how it is transmitted, symptoms, prevention, and specific risks for organ transplant patients.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 6/2011
Deceased donors: For a kidney transplant   English
Abstract: This handout explains the different types of deceased kidney donors. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Discharge checklist: After a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides a checklist of the items to consider when planning for discharge, and signs and symptoms that will require a call to the transplant coordinator. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Evaluation process: For a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides an explanation of the evaluation process, including a list of basic labs, tests, and procedures for pre-transplant evaluation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Financial planning: For a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout provides information about planning income and insurance finances required for short-term and long-term decisions related to kidney/pancreas transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Financial planning: For a liver transplant   English
Abstract: This handout provides information about planning income and insurance finances required for short-term and long-term decisions related to liver transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center," which is available from Materials Management #UH1915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
Follow-up after your liver transplant: Your ongoing care   English
Abstract: This brochure for UW Medical center liver transplant patients explains why follow-up care after having a transplant is vital to the long-term survival of the new organ. It includes symptoms and reasons to call members of the transplant team, and phone numbers to use.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2016
Heart transplant CareMap   English
Abstract: This handout, called a CareMap, shows what a heart transplant may expect before, during, and after their hospital stay for transplant surgery.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 2/2015
High-protein foods: Nutrition to help you heal   English
Abstract: This one-page handout lists high-protein foods, serving sizes, and how many grams of protein are in each serving. This table is taken from the handout "Nutrition After Your Transplant."
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 4/2017
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
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
Latent tuberculosis treatment: At University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This handout explains how latent tuberculosis (TB) is treated at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). This is a 12-week program that involves weekly visits to the hospital, taking medicines, and following other specific dietary instructions.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2012
Life after transplant surgery: After a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides a comprehensive overview of life after transplant and the long-term responsibilities for the transplant recipient. Issues covered include doctor visits, medications, rejection, biopsies, insurance coverage, and a myriad of lifestyle issues. A chart of common infections is included. TThis document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Liver transplant surgery: For liver transplant patients   English
Abstract: This handout for liver transplant patients explains what happens just prior to and during surgery for transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center," which is available from Materials Management #UH1915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
Living kidney donors: Benefits, risks, and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients discusses donation-related issues for both living and cadaveric donors. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Lung transplant: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what is involved in having a lung transplant with the UW Medicine Lung Transplant Program in Seattle, Washington. It describes steps in the process from referral through long-term follow-up. Current selection criteria are included, as well as recent survival results for lung transplant patients at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC).
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2017
Medical terms: For a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides a glossary of terms commonly used in transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Medicines: After a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients gives instructions for getting started with medicines - from organization to making arrangements for refills. It covers issues while at the hospital and after discharge and gives guidelines for taking medicines. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Medicines: After your lung transplant   English
Abstract: This handout explains the types of medicines that will be taken by lung transplant patients after their surgery. It includes tips on organizing medicines, deciding on a pharmacy, guidelines for taking medicines, what to avoid when taking immunosuppressive drugs, and information about specific immunosuppressants such as basiliximab, tacrolimus, mycophenolate, prednisone, cyclosporine, sirolimus, and others.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 6/2016
Medicines: For a liver transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for liver transplant patients gives instructions for getting started with medications - from organization to making arrangements for refills. It covers medication issues while at the hospital and after discharge. Guidelines are given for taking medications. The handout also offers an entry for almost all transplant-related medications that covers purpose, dosage, forms, usual maintenance dose, potential side effects, and cost. This document is also a chapter in "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center," which is available from Materials Management #UH1915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
My transplant log: For a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients explains how problems with a kidney and/or pancreas graft can show up in lab results or vital signs. Common lab tests and vital signs are explained, conversion charts are provided, and blank health log record forms are included. This document is also a chapter in the Guide to Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant: To help you learn more about having a kidney/pancreas transplant at UWMC, which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 6/2011
Native kidney biopsy   Chinese English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure explains how to prepare for a kidney biopsy, about related risks, and getting test results.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 3/2004
Nutrition after your transplant: Making the best food choices   Chinese English Korean Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This booklet gives dietary tips for patients who have had a transplant. Included are: the nutritional effects of medicines; needs for protein, sodium, potassium and calcium; weight and exercise; low-bacteria diet; and food safety. Space is provided for a dietitian to fill in information specific to the patient.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Food and Nutrition Services
Revised Date: 9/2016
Nutrition: Before and after a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients gives guidelines for healthy eating before and after transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Nutrition: For liver transplant patients   English
Abstract: This handout for liver transplant patients gives guidelines for healthy eating before and after transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center," which is available from Materials Management #UH1915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
Parking and transportation: Information for patients and families   English Spanish
Abstract: Provides information on parking and transportation including: transportation overview, parking at UWMC, airport shuttle services, taxi services, car rental, and metro (bus). Contact Social Work and Care Coordination or visit the Health Information Resource Center on the 3rd floor for an updated copy of this handout.
Author: Cancer Center/Infusion Services 8SE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Cancer Center/Infusion Services 8SE
Revised Date: 1/2007
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
Patient information on liver biopsy: Preparing for a percutaneous liver biopsy   English Korean
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for a liver biopsy. The procedure, recovery, and complications are discussed.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 10/2004
Quick guide to your kidney transplant: Steps on your journey   English
Abstract: This brochure gives an overview of the steps patients need to take before and after kidney transplant. It explains referral, clinic visits, tests, wait time, getting the call for transplant surgery, and more.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 7/2016
Recovery in the hospital: After a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients outlines the main issues related to recovery in the hospital after transplantation. Issues covered include visits by the transplant team, interpreters, pain management, physical activity, and suggestions for personal items to bring from home. TThis document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Resources: For a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients lists resources that may be helpful to the patients, their families, support persons, or living donors. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Resources: For liver transplant patients, caregivers, and donors   English
Abstract: This handout for liver transplant patients lists resources that may be helpful to the patients, their families, support persons, or living donors. This document is also a chapter in "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center," which is available from Materials Management #UH1915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
Social work services: For liver transplant patients   English
Abstract: This handout provides information about social work services available to liver transplant patients. This document is also a chapter in "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center," which is available from Materials Management #UH1915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
Therapeutic plasma exchange: Common questions about plasmapheresis   English
Abstract: This handout explains therapeutic plasma exchange, also called plasmapheresis, a treatment in which plasma is separated from the blood and removed. It is then replaced with donated fresh frozen plasma, albumin, or other substitute fluids.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 6/2011
Tissue matching: For a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients explains tissue matching tests and issues related to compatability. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Transplant Mentor Program: At University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This handout explains the Transplant Mentor Program at UWMC. Mentors volunteer their time to meet with, talk with, and support patients and their families who are currently going through the transplant process.
Author: 7SA Transplant/Medical-Surgical
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: 7SA Transplant/Medical-Surgical
Revised Date: 4/2016
Transplant renal biopsy: For a kidney/pancreas transplant   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure explains how to prepare for a transplant kidney biopsy, what to expect, related risks and getting test results. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Transplant surgery: For a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients explains what happens just prior to and during surgery for transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
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
Ureteral stents: For kidney transplant patients   English
Abstract: This handout explains ureteral stents, which are often placed during kidney transplant surgery. It includes possible side effects and how the stent is removed.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 3/2017
Waiting for transplant: For a kidney/pancreas transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients explains how the wait list works and things you can do while waiting to be called in for a transplant. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Welcome: To "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide"   English
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides a brief welcome to University of Washington Medical Center, and an overview for using the Guide to Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Your health assessment, labs, and tests: Preparing for a liver transplant   English
Abstract: This handout for liver transplant patients provides an explanation of the evaluation process, including a list of basic labs, tests, and procedures for pre-transplant evaluation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center," which is available from Materials Management #UH1915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
Your kidney/pancreas transplant guide: At University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This document contains the entire contents of the manual "Your kidney/pancreas transplant guide: At University of Washington Medical Center." Individual chapters are also available on Health Online by title.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 12/2016
Your liver transplant guide: At University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This document is the cover, welcome page, and table of contents for "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center." Chapters include Becoming a Candidate; Your Liver Transplant Team; Your Health Assessment, Labs, and Tests; Financial Planning; Social Work Services; Nutrition; Liver Transplant Surgery; Medicines; Care After You Leave the Hospital; and Resources.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
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 transplant journey   English
Abstract: This "transplant roadmap" is a colorful one-page poster showing the different stages of the transplant process. The map starts in the "Pre-Transplant Phase," takes the patient through the "Transplant Phase" and finishes in the "'New Normal' Phase."
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 6/2016
Your transplant team: Working together   English
Abstract: This handout for liver transplant patients provides a description of the Transplant Team, which is made up of the transplant recipient, family and friends, and a group of highly dedicated professionals. This document is also a chapter in "Your Liver Transplant Guide: At University of Washington Medical Center," which is available from Materials Management #UH1915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 8/2015
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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