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14 Item(s) found for:  6SE (Orthopedics, Oral Surg, Ophthalmology) 

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24-hour urine collection: For osteoporosis and bone diseases   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains 24-hour urine collection, which tests for urine calcium as part of diagnosing osteoporosis or other bone diseases. Included are step-by-step directions for collecting the urine, as well as other instructions to follow.
Author: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Revised Date: 1/2008
After your total hip or knee surgery   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains self-care at home after total hip or knee surgery. Included are what to do to prevent problems, home safety, recommended activities, and important phone numbers.
Author: Orthopedics/6SE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Orthopedics/6SE
Revised Date: 2/2012
Care after your spinal surgery   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains care after spinal surgery, in the hospital and after discharge. Information is given about follow-up exams, prescription refills, and when to call the doctor or nurse.
Author: Spine Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
Caring for your closed bulb drain: For a Jackson-Pratt (JP) or Blake drain   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains how to care for a drain at home after surgery. Drain care instructions for a Jackson Pratt drain (JP drain) and a Blake drain are included.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Patient Care Services
Revised Date: 5/2016
Exercise before and after total knee replacement surgery: Exercises to strengthen your knee   English
Abstract: Describes and illustrates 11 exercises to strengthen the knee after total knee replacement. It includes tips for best use of these exercises.
Author: Exercise Training Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Exercise Training Center
Revised Date: 2/2012
Exercises after total knee replacement: Six exercises to speed your recovery   English Russian Spanish
Abstract: Explains and illustrates 6 exercises for care and strengthening of the knee after surgery. Includes illustrations.
Author: Exercise Training Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1997
UWMC Dept: Exercise Training Center
Revised Date: 2/2012
Going home with your cast   English
Abstract: This handout explains cast care and skin care for a fiberglass cast. Included are instructions for showering and when to call the doctor.
Author: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1994
UWMC Dept: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Revised Date: 9/2009
Medicine instructions: For patients being discharged   English
Abstract: This handout includes a table to be completed by the nurse or pharmacist to instruct patients being discharged on what medicines they are taking, how much to take, how often to take it, and the time of their last dose before leaving the hospital. Includes answers to common questions about opioid pain medicines, side effects, refills, fears of becoming addicted, and how pain medicines help the healing process.
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 7/2009
Our fall prevention plan: Keeping you safe on 6-Southeast   English
Abstract: This handout explains the plan to prevent falls on the 6-Southeast unit at UWMC.
Author: Orthopedics/6SE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Orthopedics/6SE
Revised Date: 8/2008
Rotator cuff tear: Non surgical treatment   English
Abstract: Discusses non-surgical treatment options when the rotator cuff tendon in the shoulder is torn causing weakness and pain. Treatments include rest and exercise. Illustrates and explains seven exercises for strengthening the shoulder.
Author: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Revised Date: 4/1998
Self-care after chemotherapy: What to expect and how to manage symptoms   English
Abstract: This handout for chemotherapy patients at University of Washington Medical Center explains how to take care of yourself when you leave the hospital. It includes sections on nausea and vomiting, constipation, food safety, fatigue, infections, handling body fluids, and hair loss.
Author: 6SE (Orthopedics, Oral Surg, Ophthalmology)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: 6SE (Orthopedics, Oral Surg, Ophthalmology)
Revised Date: 3/2016
Shoulder joint replacement: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout for UW Medicine patients explains how to prepare and what to expect when having shoulder joint replacement surgery.
Author: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Revised Date: 4/2016
Surgery safety checklist: Planning for your shoulder surgery   English
Abstract: This handout gives steps to take when preparing for ream and run, cuff tear arthropathy (CTA) arthroplasty, or total shoulder replacement surgery.
Author: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Revised Date: 12/2015
You can help prevent falls: For patients and families of 6-Southeast   English
Abstract: This handout is for patients of UWMC's 6-Southeast unit and their families. It explains why hospital patients have a greater risk of falling, and tells how staff work with patients to help keep them safe.
Author: 6SE (Orthopedics, Oral Surg, Ophthalmology)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: 6SE (Orthopedics, Oral Surg, Ophthalmology)
Revised Date: 12/2014
 
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