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38 Item(s) found for:  8N (Rehabilitation/8N) 

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About Rehab and Beyond: How to use this manual   English Spanish
Abstract: This introductory chapter for the manual "Rehab and Beyond" explains what is covered in the manual, how it is set up, and how it can be used.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
About the Rehab Unit: Helpful information (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the manual "Rehab and Beyond." It covers the layout of the Rehab Unit, and includes information about the rooms, meals and food, visitors, smoking, and the Rehabilitation Services Library.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Belly bag: Instructions for use   English
Abstract: This handout provides instructions for use of a belly bag -- a disposable urinary collection bag.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 12/2011
Bowel program for regular bowel emptying   English Spanish
Abstract: Discusses training the bowels for regular emptying by following a daily routine including activity, diet, stool softeners, bulk enhancers, laxatives, and enemas and avoiding certain medications. Lists steps for self-administering a suppository. Gives warning signs for medical attention.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1992
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 3/2012
Care after discharge: Helpful tips (Rehab and Beyond)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It covers preparing for discharge, including a discharge checklist, and advertising for and screening attendant applicants. Samples are provided of an advertisement, attendant application, and telephone screening tool.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Cleaning leg bags and overnight bags   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains the 14 steps to follow to clean and disinfect urinary drainage bags for reuse.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Cleaning red rubber catheters: Preventing bladder infections   English
Abstract: This handout outlines the supplies needed and steps to follow to sterilize red rubber catheters.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 3/2012
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
Eating to heal: Your nutritional needs   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It covers nutritional needs after an illness or injury. Sections include "A Balanced, Healthy Diet," "If Your Appetite Is Low," "Plan Ahead," "Foods for Specific Health Issues," and "Food Safety."
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Entry to UWMC: What to expect (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It offers information about admission and insurance, as well as a planning worksheet. It also suggests questions to ask and some people who may be helpful during the entry process.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Epididymitis: An infection in the male reproductive system: What it is and how it is treated   English
Abstract: This handout describes epididymitis, a serious infection in the male reproductive system. It explains causes, symptoms, signs and what to do if one thinks he has epididymitis.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
External (condom) catheter for men   English
Abstract: This handout describes the 10 steps to follow to use an external (condom) catheter.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 1/1999
Figure-8 ace wrap of the leg   English
Abstract: This handout explains why a figure-8 ace wrap of the leg is done, and provides a list of supplies needed and steps to follow for wrapping. An illustration is included.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 7/2004
Financial issues: Helpful information (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It discusses how to pay for care and offers information about UWMC Financial Services, medications, Medicare, Medicare Supplements, Medicaid, Basic Health Plan, Washington State Health Insurance Pool (WSHIP), Disability Income Insurance, and other options.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Fluid and urine diary   English
Abstract: This handout provides a table for patients to record fluid intake and urine passed. It includes brief instructions for how to use the diary, and reminds the patient to bring it to their next clinic visit.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 12/2011
Foley catheter: Using an indwelling urethral (Foley) catheter   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions on how to use an indwelling urethral (Foley) catheter.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 5/2012
Follow-up: After you leave the hospital (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It covers outpatient rehabilitation and health care, the outpatient care team, choosing a primary care provider, preventive screenings and tests, prescription refills, and follow-up visits with the Rehab Clinic at UWMC.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Helping prevent falls: For patients and families of 8-North Rehabilitation   English
Abstract: This handout is for patients of UWMC's 8-North Rehabiliitation unit and their families. It explains why hospital patients have a greater risk of falling, and tells how staff work with patients to help keep them safe.
Author: 8N (Rehabilitation/8N)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: 8N (Rehabilitation/8N)
Revised Date: 3/2013
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
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
Leg bag assembly: Step-by-step instructions   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains how to put together a leg bag, which is used to collect urine.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1993
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 3/2012
Managing caregivers: Helpful tips (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It covers many aspects of hiring and working with paid attendants. Included are sections on personal boundaries and caregivers, caring for your caregivers, and thoughts about attendants as shared by a registered nurse whose husband has quadriplegia.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Phone numbers and resources: Making it work (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It covers UWMC phone numbers, independent and supported living options, transportation, state and federal requirements for becoming an employer, online guides for hiring and managing assistants, background checks, financial support through COPES, recreation and entertainment, clothing, and adaptive products.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
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
Quad coughing   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to do quad coughing, a way to help clear secretions from the airway. A helper is needed for this exercise.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Rehab and beyond: Resources to maximize your potential   English Spanish
Abstract: The "Rehab and Beyond" manual was written by patients and staff who are serving as Advisors on the Rehabilitation Services Patient and Family Advisory Council at UWMC. This document includes the cover page, introduction, and table of contents for the manual.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Renal and bladder ultrasound and KUB: Learn how these tests are done and how to prepare for them   English
Abstract: This handout explains why the renal (kidney), ureter, bladder (KUB) ultrasound is done, how it is done, how to prepare for it, risks and how to obtain approval for payment. It covers both renal ultrasound and the KUB X-ray.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 7/1999
Safety issues: Helpful tips (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It discusses home safety, fire safety, personal safety, Personal Medical Alert Systems (PSMAs), and Internet resources.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Self-care: It's up to you (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It covers good habits, how to plan the day, managing fatigue, getting supplies, and staying current with research and technological developments.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Self-catheterization for men: How to catheterize yourself using the clean technique   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains how men can put in a catheter using the clean technique. Illustrations are included.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Self-catheterization for women: How to catheterize yourself using the clean technique   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instuctions for women to put in a catheter using the clean technique. Illustrations are included.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 1/2012
Support: Being an advocate for yourself and others (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It describes the kinds of support needed during the rehabilitation process, including patient advocates and their roles, legal advocates, long-term care advocates, and caregivers/attendants.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Suprapubic catheter: Basic instructions   English
Abstract: This handout describes the 10 steps to follow to use a suprapubic catheter.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
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
UWMC facilities and services: What to expect (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It covers food, maps and way finding, transporation, shuttles, parking, and other services and resources available for patients and families at UWMC.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Where to buy compression stockings: In the Seattle area and online   English
Abstract: This handout lists Seattle-area and online stores where you can buy compression stockings.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 10/2016
Your care team: Helpful information (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It defines the different members of the care team, including the patient, medical and nursing staffs, allied health professionals, support staff, peer mentors, caregivers, and advocates.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Your plan of care and setting goals: Helpful tips (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It covers the steps involved in a plan of care, tips on setting goals, being a partner in planning, and changes as part of life.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
 
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