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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
Medications after surgery   English
Abstract: This handout lists the common medications prescribed for patients after surgery at the Hand Center: oxycodone, morphine sulfate, hydromorphone, naproxen, colace, scopolamine patch, and meclizine. Included are common doses and schedules, how to use the medicine, and common side effects of narcotic pain medicines, anti-inflammatory medicines, stool softeners, and anti-nausea treatments.
Author: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Revised Date: 12/2009
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
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 spine surgery   English
Abstract: This handout gives steps to take when preparing for spine fusion and spine deformity 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: 3/2017
Total elbow surgery: Understanding your treatment plan   English
Abstract: This handout explains care after elbow surgery while in the hospital, and also details care issues during recovery at home. It covers follow-up exams, medication refills, and when to call the doctor or nurse.
Author: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
UWMC Dept: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Revised Date: 10/2006
 
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