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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
Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic: At University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This brochure explains the inpatient and outpatient services provided by the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at University of Washington Medical Center. It includes what to expect at clinic visits and gives clinic hours and billing information.
Author: Medical Specialties Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Medical Specialties Center
Revised Date: 8/2015
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
If you are receiving allergy injections: Important warnings about beta-blocker medicines   English
Abstract: This handout warns patients who are receiving allergy injections not to use beta-blocker medicines. It contains a list of medicines and eye drops that must be avoided. Beta-blockers are used to treat a variety of health conditions, including high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, migraine headaches, and an eye condition called glaucoma.
Author: Medical Specialties Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Medical Specialties Center
Revised Date: 10/2014
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
Suppliers of allergy environmental control products   English
Abstract: This flyer provides a list of companies that provide environmental control products for people who have allergies or asthma.
Author: Medical Specialties Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Medical Specialties Center
Revised Date: 3/2005
Take control: Managing your health and health care for patients with lung disease   English
Abstract: This handout outlines numerous tips for managing health and health care for patients with lung disease. Topics such as medications, oxygen, fighting infections, avoiding environmental hazards, exercise, stress, diet, and rest are covered.
Author: Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Revised Date: 8/2004
Throat care: After surgery   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect after throat surgery. It discusses what kind of pain to expect, how to manage it, how to reduce pain with swallowing, and basic information about pain medicine.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 9/2004
Wearing a 24-hour blood pressure monitor   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to do on the day of your visit to obtain a 24-hour blood pressure cuff. It also provides instructions for using the cuff and tips that may help during the 24-hour period that you wear the cuff.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Kidney Care Center
Revised Date: 5/2015
Your lungs and COPD: A guide to how your lungs work and how COPD affects your lungs   English
Abstract: This booklet provides an overview of the lungs and how they work. It also covers the causes of chronic obstruction pulmonary disease, as well as the symptoms and treatments for COPD.
Author: Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Revised Date: 8/2004
 
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