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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
DES (diethylstilbesterol)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication diethylstilbesterol (DES), a man-made version of the hormone estrogen, often used in the treatment of prostate cancer. Information includes how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Guide through grief: Mourning the loss of a loved one   English Russian Spanish
Abstract: Discusses grief as a natural experience in response to loss, the stages in the grief cycle, ways to help oneself grieve, and the needs of children during grieving. This handout is included in the Bereavement Packet for UW Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1993
UWMC Dept: Social Work and Care Coordination
Revised Date: 8/2016
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
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
Prevent the spread of infection: For visiting oncology patients in isolation   English Russian Spanish
Abstract: This flyer details the infection control precautions to follow when visiting oncology patients in isolation.
Author: Oncology/7SE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Oncology/7SE
Revised Date: 6/2006
Safe management of chemotherapy at home   English
Abstract: This handout explains the special precautions that must be taken to prevent chemotherapy medicines from coming into contact with others. Included are disposal guidelines and answers to commonly asked safety questions when dealing with hazardous chemotherapy drugs in the home. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 5/2011
 
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