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6 Item(s) found for:  General Internal Medicine Center (GIMC) 

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24-hour urine collection: Important directions   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives instructions for patients to use in collecting urine over a 24-hour period at home. It lists tips for careful collections, equipment needed, how to do the collection, how to finish, and where to return the collection jug. It also provides phone numbers to call with questions.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: General Internal Medicine Center (GIMC)
Revised Date: 8/2014
Cholesterol: General information about cholesterol test results and tips on diet and exercise   English
Abstract: Explains what cholesterol is and discusses its role in heart disease and stroke. Describes how to reduce body cholesterol with exercise, diet and taking prescribed medication. Provides charts to help interpret low-density lipids (LDL), high-density lipids (HDL), and total cholesterol levels.
Author: General Internal Medicine Center (GIMC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: General Internal Medicine Center (GIMC)
Revised Date: 8/2004
Hemoccult (stool) collection   Amharic English Korean Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: Gives process for patient collection of hemoccult (stool) sample at home. Lists tips for care of hemoccult cards, what to eat during collection time period, and food, vitamins and drugs to avoid, including aspirin. Provides detailed steps for obtaining sample. Also provides space to record test results and telephone contact for questions.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1994
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Education Services
Revised Date: 9/2004
Instructions for clean voided midstream urine collection: Female   Amharic English Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: Instructs on the correct method to obtain a mid-stream urine sample for women.
Author: General Internal Medicine Center (GIMC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1997
UWMC Dept: General Internal Medicine Center (GIMC)
Revised Date: 6/1997
Instructions for clean voided midstream urine collection: Male   Amharic English Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: Instructs on the correct way to obtain a mid-stream urine sample for men.
Author: General Internal Medicine Center (GIMC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1997
UWMC Dept: General Internal Medicine Center (GIMC)
Revised Date: 6/1997
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV: Basic facts   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions for taking a drug called Truvada as part of treatment to help prevent HIV before you are exposed to the virus. This type of treatment is called "pre-exposure prophylaxis."
Author: General Internal Medicine Center (GIMC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: General Internal Medicine Center (GIMC)
Revised Date: 7/2014
 
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