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50 Item(s) found for:  8S (Rehab Medicine Clinic) 

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About the Western Multiple Sclerosis Center at UWMC   English
Abstract: This handout details the history of the Western Multiple Sclerosis Center at UWMC and the two research organizations designed to compliment the Center. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
About your pain management: Answers to common questions about opioids   English
Abstract: This handout outlines the goals of pain management treatment with opioids. It also reviews the guidelines the patient is expected to follow, information about risks and benefits, and how to get refills.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 5/2013
ALS glossary of terms   English
Abstract: This brochure provides a glossary of terms commonly used when describing the care and treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Author: Neuromuscular Clinic for Swallowing and Speech Disorders
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Neuromuscular Clinic for Swallowing and Speech Disorders
Revised Date: 8/2001
Attention and brain injury   English
Abstract: This handout describes how brain injury may affect attention, a complex thinking skill. Included are answers to questions about what can make attention problems worse, when to ask for help, what can be done, and a list of resources.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2008
Belly bag: Instructions for use   English
Abstract: This handout provides instructions for use of a belly bag -- a disposable urinary collection bag.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 12/2011
Books about multiple sclerosis: Helpful publications from local and state lending libraries   English
Abstract: This handout provides an annotated list of over two dozen books and publications about topics related to multiple sclerosis. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Bowel program for regular bowel emptying   English Spanish
Abstract: Discusses training the bowels for regular emptying by following a daily routine including activity, diet, stool softeners, bulk enhancers, laxatives, and enemas and avoiding certain medications. Lists steps for self-administering a suppository. Gives warning signs for medical attention.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1992
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 3/2012
Cleaning leg bags and overnight bags   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains the 14 steps to follow to clean and disinfect urinary drainage bags for reuse.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Clinical center team members and services   English
Abstract: This handout lists the team members at the Western Multiple Sclerosis Center at UWMC. It also details the broad range of related services available to patients. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 8/2004
Contact information for the Western Multiple Sclerosis Center at UWMC   English
Abstract: This handout lists contact information for the Western Multiple Sclerosis Center at UWMC and other key services for multiple sclerosis patients such as the Refill Authorization Center, After Hours Help, The MS Research Center at UWMC, UW Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, Financial Counseling, Patient Financial Services, and UW Physicians. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Coping with multiple sclerosis: Strategies for you and your family   English
Abstract: This handout offers tips for patients with multiple sclerosis about feeling in control, managing information, dealing with anxiety and stress, using support groups and classes, self care, and talking with family and friends. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Cystoscopy: A bladder test   English
Abstract: This handout describes why a cystoscopy may be done, how it is done, how to prepare for the test, the risk involved, and the follow-up care required. The test is done to look inside the bladder and urethra.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 8/1999
Depression and brain injury   English
Abstract: This handout describes how brain injury may affect depression, a negative and persistent change in mood and outlook. Included are answers to questions about what can make depression worse, when to ask for help, what can be done, and a list of resources.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2008
Directions to the Western Multiple Sclerosis Center   English
Abstract: This handout details directions to UWMC, provides maps, directions to clinics, and lists a few options for places to stay during a visit to Seattle. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Electromyography (EMG): What you need to know   English Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This brochure explains electromyography (EMG), which measures nerve and muscle function. Included are descriptions of the two parts of the test, nerve conduction study and electrical activity measurement, as well as instructions to follow on the day of the study and directions to UWMC and the EMG/SEP Lab.
Author: Electrodiagnostic Medicine Service (EMG and SEP)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Electrodiagnostic Medicine Service (EMG and SEP)
Revised Date: 6/2013
External (condom) catheter for men   English
Abstract: This handout describes the 10 steps to follow to use an external (condom) catheter.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 1/1999
Fatigue and brain injury   English
Abstract: This handout describes how brain injury may affect fatigue, an overwhelming lack of energy. Included are answers to questions about what can make fatigue worse, when to ask for help, what can be done, and a list of resources.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2008
Figure-8 ace wrap of the leg   English
Abstract: This handout explains why a figure-8 ace wrap of the leg is done, and provides a list of supplies needed and steps to follow for wrapping. An illustration is included.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 7/2004
Fluid and urine diary   English
Abstract: This handout provides a table for patients to record fluid intake and urine passed. It includes brief instructions for how to use the diary, and reminds the patient to bring it to their next clinic visit.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 12/2011
Foley catheter: Using an indwelling urethral (Foley) catheter   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions on how to use an indwelling urethral (Foley) catheter.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 5/2012
Frequently asked questions: For persons with multiple sclerosis   English
Abstract: This handout provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about multiple sclerosis. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Glossary of terms: For multiple sclerosis   English
Abstract: This handout is a glossary that provides definitions for terms used in the care and treatment of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Helping others with multiple sclerosis   English
Abstract: This handout describes ways to help others with multiple sclerosis, from volunteering time and experience to participating in research or becoming a financial donor. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
How to change a Foley catheter: Step-by-step instructions for the caregiver   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for changing a Foley catheter, a tube placed in the bladder to drain urine for patients with medical conditions that prevent normal urination.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Initiation, planning, organization, and brain injury   English
Abstract: This handout describes how brain injury may affect: initiation, the ability to start doing something; planning, the ability to choose how to do a task and list the steps; and organization, the ability to put steps of a task in the right order. Included are answers to questions about what can make problems in these areas worse, when to ask for help, what can be done, and a list of resources.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2008
Internet resources about multiple sclerosis   English
Abstract: This handout lists over two dozen Web sites for persons with multiple sclerosis that have been reviewed by UWMC clinicians. Helpful tips for evaluating Internet health information are offered. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Keeping track: Forms and calendars for tracking   English
Abstract: This handout provides a calendar and forms to help patients with multiple sclerosis keep track of visits, diet, medicines, treatments, lab work and more. The resource for additional blank forms is listed. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Kidney and bladder tests: Finding and preventing problems with your urinary organs   English
Abstract: This handout explains several kidney and bladder tests. Each test is described and explanations are provided for why tests are done, how they are done, how to prepare for them and possible risks. The Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP) (also called Excretory Urogram or EU), renal and bladder ultra sound, X-ray of the kidneys, ureters and bladder (KUB) and cysto-urethrogram (CUG) are included.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 1/1999
Leg bag assembly: Step-by-step instructions   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains how to put together a leg bag, which is used to collect urine.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1993
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 3/2012
Managing caregivers: Helpful tips (Rehab and Beyond manual)   English Spanish
Abstract: This document is part of the "Rehab and Beyond" manual. It covers many aspects of hiring and working with paid attendants. Included are sections on personal boundaries and caregivers, caring for your caregivers, and thoughts about attendants as shared by a registered nurse whose husband has quadriplegia.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2014
Medications to slow multiple sclerosis progression: Multiple sclerosis disease-modifying medications   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes medications for patients with multiple sclerosis that help slow the course of the disease. Side effects are listed and results from studies on the medications are described. A chart is included to compare many medication-related factors. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Memory and brain injury   English
Abstract: This handout describes how brain injury may affect memory, the ability to take in, keep, recall, and use information. Included are answers to questions about what can make memory problems worse, when to ask for help, what can be done, and a list of resources.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2008
Multiple sclerosis organizations and agencies: Support and resources   English
Abstract: This handout lists a wide array of organizations that offer resources to persons with multiple sclerosis such as support groups, medical equipment loans, grants, newsletters, counseling and MS research and referral programs. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Multiple sclerosis resource manual: Fourth edition   English
Abstract: This document is the cover page and table of contents for the Multiple Sclerosis Manual Fourth Edition, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Pain, headaches, and brain injury   English
Abstract: This handout describes how brain injury may affect pain and headaches. Included are answers to questions about what can make these problems worse, when to ask for help, what can be done, and a list of resources.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2008
Preventing bladder infections: Symptoms, causes, and what to do   English
Abstract: This handout describes cases, symptoms and prevention of bladder infections. It also covers kidney infection (pyelonephritis) and tells what to do if a bladder or kidney infection is suspected.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 3/2012
Quad coughing   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to do quad coughing, a way to help clear secretions from the airway. A helper is needed for this exercise.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Rehabilitation Medicine Outpatient Clinic: What to expect from the clinic   English
Abstract: This handout describes the Rehabilitation Medicine Outpatient Clinic at UWMC with a list of services and specialty clinics, including Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Musculoskeletal, Post-Polio, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Spasticity and Dystonia, and Spinal Cord Injury.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2007
Rehabilitation techniques: For persons with multiple sclerosis   English
Abstract: This handout provides a comprehensive overview of the rehabilitation techniques that may be used for persons with multiple sclerosis. There are sections on weak muscles; daily tasks; speech and swallowing; memory, thinking and emotion; and job issues. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Renal and bladder ultrasound and KUB: Learn how these tests are done and how to prepare for them   English
Abstract: This handout explains why the renal (kidney), ureter, bladder (KUB) ultrasound is done, how it is done, how to prepare for it, risks and how to obtain approval for payment. It covers both renal ultrasound and the KUB X-ray.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 7/1999
Resources of interest to multiple sclerosis patients: More resources   English
Abstract: This handout lists organizations that might serve as resources for persons with multiple sclerosis on such topics as government agencies, housing, home care, insurance issues, legal advice for those with disabilities, meals, recreation opportunities, and transportation. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Self-catheterization for men: How to catheterize yourself using the clean technique   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains how men can put in a catheter using the clean technique. Illustrations are included.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Self-catheterization for women: How to catheterize yourself using the clean technique   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instuctions for women to put in a catheter using the clean technique. Illustrations are included.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 1/2012
Sleep and brain injury   English
Abstract: This handout describes how brain injury may affect sleep, when the body and mind recharge. Included are answers to questions about what can make sleep problems worse, when to ask for help, what can be done, and a list of resources.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2008
Suprapubic catheter: Basic instructions   English
Abstract: This handout describes the 10 steps to follow to use a suprapubic catheter.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Tips for managing saliva   English
Abstract: This brochure offers tips for patients with motor neuron diseases about managing dry mouth and drooling. These issues occur when saliva is too thick or too thin.
Author: Neuromuscular Clinic for Swallowing and Speech Disorders
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Neuromuscular Clinic for Swallowing and Speech Disorders
Revised Date: 8/2001
Treatment of acute multiple sclerosis attacks   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to do during an acute multiple sclerosis attack and describes the treatments that may be required for serious attacks, such as corticosteroids or plasma exchange. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
Urinary system   English
Abstract: This handout describes the urinary system and its function. It explains incontinence and how spinal cord injury can change how the urinary system works.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 4/2010
Urodynamics testing: How to prepare and what to expect   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes urodynamics testing, which studies the bladder and urinary system to diagnose and help treat urinary problems. Included are what to expect, how to prepare for the test, and CPT codes to supply to insurance providers.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Urology Clinic
Revised Date: 10/2014
UW Physicians financial and billing offices: For persons with multiple sclerosis   English
Abstract: This handout details the contact information for financial and patient relations departments within UW Physicians. This document is also part of the Multiple Sclerosis Manual, which is available from Materials Management #163091.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2004
 
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