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5 Item(s) found for:  Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center 

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Cystic fibrosis related diabetes mellitus   English
Abstract: This handout explains why people with cystic fibrosis should be screened for diabetes. It tells how to schedule an oral glucose tolerance test at UWMC at what happens during the test.
Author: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center
Revised Date: 3/2011
Inhaled colistin: How to use it   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions for mixing and using colistin, an antibiotic used to treat some bacterial lung infections. Colistin is taken as an inhaled solution through a nebulizer. Possible side effects are included. The clinician can check instructions for either 75 mg inhaled twice daily or 150 mg inhaled twice daily, depending on the patient's needs.
Author: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center
Revised Date: 10/2016
Reflux esophagitis and cystic fibrosis: Helpful tips   English
Abstract: This handout gives helpful tips for cystic fibrosis patients who need help reducing or preventing reflux esophagitis, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Author: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center
Revised Date: 7/2011
Sinus irrigation with gentamicin: For sinusitis   English
Abstract: This handout for patients with sinusitis (sinus infection) gives step-by-step instructions for sinus irrigation (nasal rinse) using gentamicin solution.
Author: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center
Revised Date: 3/2014
Sinus irrigation: Step-by-step instructions   English
Abstract: This handout explains sinus irrigation. It includes step-by-step instructions and a recipe for making a homemade salt (saline) solution.
Author: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic/Med. Spec. Center
Revised Date: 10/2010
 
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