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15 Item(s) found for:  Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center 

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Acetylcysteine: To treat pulmonary fibrosis   English
Abstract: This handout explains acetylcysteine, a supplement used to help reduce lung damage from oxidation. Included are usual doses, where to buy it, and possible side effects.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 5/2011
Azathioprine: To treat idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis   English
Abstract: This handout explains azathioprine, a medicine used to help reduce inflammation. Included are usual doses, how to take it, possible side effects and special instructions.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 5/2011
Bosentan (Tracleer): To treat pulmonary arterial hypertension   English
Abstract: This handout explains Bosentan, a medicine used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Included are how to take it, possible side effects, and warnings.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Revised Date: 5/2011
Bronchoscopy: How to prepare for your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for a bronchoscopy at Pulmonary Diagnostics at University of Washington Medical Center. Included are directions for fasting before the procedure, when to arrive, what to wear, and the need for someone who can drive the patient home after the procedure.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 11/2007
Bronchoscopy: Self-care after your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout describes care guidelines to follow after a bronchoscopy, possible side effects, when to call the doctor, and when results will be ready.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Revised Date: 7/2012
Cardio-pulmonary exercise test: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout describes a cardio-pulmonary test and explains how to prepare for it. This test is done to assess how well your heart and lungs work when you exercise.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 9/2017
Lung Function Testing: How to find us   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to find Lung Function Testing at UW Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. It includes driving and parking directions.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 9/2017
Methacholine challenge testing: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout describes a methacholine challenge test and how to prepare for it. This test is done to diagnose asthma.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 9/2017
Mycophenolate: To treat pulmonary fibrosis   English
Abstract: This handout explains mycophenolate, an immunosuppressant medicine, which is used to reduce inflammation by making the immune system less active. Included are how to take it, special precautions, possible side effects, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 5/2011
Omalizumab (Xolair)   English
Abstract: This handout describes omalizumab, an injectable medicine for patients who have allergic asthma. This medicine is used in combination with other inhaled asthma medicines. Side effects and the possibility of anaphylaxis are discussed.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 1/2010
Prednisone: To treat pulmonary fibrosis   English
Abstract: This handout explains prednisone, a steroid medicine used to reduce inflammation. Included are how to take the medicine and possible side effects.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 5/2011
Proton pump inhibitors: What they are and how they work   English
Abstract: This handout explains proton pump inhibitors, medicines that decrease the amount of acid made in the stomach. These drugs are used to ease symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Included are how to take the medicine and possible side effects.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 5/2011
Pulmonary function tests: Basic information   English
Abstract: This handout gives basic information about pulmonary function tests, which may be done to help diagnose lung conditions or diseases such as asthma, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or pulmonary fibrosis. The handout includes specific instructions to follow before the test and symptoms to watch for after the test that require a call to the doctor.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 5/2013
Reflux esophagitis: For Pulmonary Clinic patients   English
Abstract: This handout gives helpful tips for patients who need help reducing or preventing reflux esophagitis, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 7/2011
Sildenafil (Revatio): To treat pulmonary arterial hypertension   English
Abstract: This handout explains sildenafil, a medicine used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Included are how to take the medicine, possible side effects, and specific warnings.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 5/2011
 
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