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31 Item(s) found for:  Center for Pain Relief 

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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
After your baclofen trial: Follow-up and self-care   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions for patients to follow after having an injection of baclofen, a muscle relaxant and antispastic drug. Included are side effects, site care, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 7/2011
After your bone biopsy: Precautions and self-care   English
Abstract: This handout gives important instructions to follow after having a bone biopsy.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 1/2012
After your diagnostic nerve block: Follow-up care   English
Abstract: This handout explains follow-up care after a diagnostic nerve block, a test to find out if a certain nerve is the cause of a patient's pain. Includes instructions for medicines, site care, activities, filling out a pain diary, and when to call the Center for Pain Relief.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
After your injection for pain control: Self-care and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to do and what to expect after having an injection for pain control.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 9/2015
After your procedure for pain relief: Self-care and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains follow-up care after a procedure for pain relief. Includes instructions for medicines, site care, activities, filling out a pain diary, and when to call the Center for Pain Relief.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
After your pump or stimulator implant: Self-care instructions   English
Abstract: This handout explains self-care after having a pump or stimulator implant. It includes safety precaution, activity restrictions, wound care, medicines, and when to call the clinic. Space is provided for the health care provider to fill in information about the follow-up visit 7 to 10 days after surgery.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 12/2011
After your pump or stimulator is placed: Self-care at home   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions to follow at home after having a pump or stimulator placed. Included are incision care, activity restrictions, when to call the Center for Pain Relief, and a space for filling in follow-up appointment information.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 7/2011
After your radiofrequency ablation: Self-care and what to expect   English Korean
Abstract: This handout explains follow-up care after radiofrequency ablation, a procedure that "burns" the nerve that is causing pain. Includes instructions for medicines, site care, activities, filling out a pain diary, and when to call the Center for Pain Relief.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
Baclofen trial: Instructions for participants   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions for patients participating in a Baclofen trial at the Center for Pain Medicine. Included are directions to follow on the day of the trial, what to bring to the center, and what will happen during the center visit.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 7/2011
Cervical transforaminal nerve block injection: Benefits, risks, what to expect, and how to prepare   English
Abstract: This handout explains a cervical nerve block injection, which is done to diagnose and treat pain. It includes benefits, risks, what to expect, and how to prepare.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 12/2015
Cryoanalgesia: What to expect from your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains cryoanalgesia, a procedure that "freezes" the nerve that is causing pain. Includes an explanation of the procedure, how to prepare, what results to expect, instructions for medicines, site care, activities, side effects, filling out a pain diary, and when to call the Center for Pain Relief.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
Diagnostic facet nerve block: What to expect from your procedure  
Abstract: This handout explains diagnostic facet nerve block, a test to find out if the patient's facet joint is causing their pain. Includes an explanation of the procedure, how to prepare, instructions for medicines, site care, activities, side effects, filling out a pain diary, and follow-up care.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
Diagnostic nerve block: What to expect from your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains diagnostic nerve block, a test to find out if a certain nerve is causing pain. Includes an explanation of the procedure, how to prepare, what results to expect, instructions for medicines, site care, activities, side effects, filling out a pain diary, and follow-up care.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
Epidural steroid injection: what to expect from your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains epidural steroid injection, a test in which a steroid medicine and a local anesthetic are injected into the space around the patient's spinal cord and nerves. This is done to ease pain. The handout includes an explanation of the procedure, how to prepare, what results to expect, instructions for medicines, site care, activities, side effects, filling out a pain diary, and follow-up care.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
Getting quality sleep: Tips to help reduce chronic pain   English
Abstract: This handout explains that being in pain can make sleeping harder, and sleeping poorly can make pain worse. It gives tips to follow during the day, in the evening, before going to bed, and while in bed, to help get better quality sleep.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 4/2013
Lumbar transforaminal nerve block injection: Benefits, risks, what to expect, and how to prepare   English
Abstract: This handout explains a lumbar nerve block injection, which is done to diagnose and treat pain. It includes benefits, risks, what to expect, and how to prepare.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 12/2015
Managing pain: If you have an opioid or heroin substance use disorder   English
Abstract: This handout for UW Medicine patients explains the methods used for pain control when you are in the hospital and also have an opioid or heroin substance use disorder.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 2/2016
Medication management: New pain medication   English
Abstract: This flyer provides guidelines about obtaining medication information. It also contains contact information for questions, concerns, and refills.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2004
Medication management: Opioid medication   English
Abstract: This brochure describes the purpose, correct use, side effects, and potential risks of opioid medications prescribed for pain.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2004
Non-epidural steroid injection: What to expect from your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains non-epidural steroid injection, which is given to ease pain. Includes an explanation of the procedure, how to prepare, instructions for medicines, activities, side effects, filling out a pain diary, and follow-up care.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
Patient to-do list/Helpful tips for a successful experience at the Center for Pain Relief   English
Abstract: This handout includes a "to-do" list for patients who visit the Center for Pain Relief and information about how to make the best use of appointments at the center. (The document may be printed back-to-back and cut lengthwise to create a two-sided, half-page handout.)
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 2/2011
Peripheral nerve block: What to expect and self-care   English
Abstract: This handout explains a peripheral nerve block injection, which is done to control pain during a hospital stay after surgery. It includes what to expect, how long the injection lasts, and when to call the nurse.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 12/2015
Radiofrequency ablation for pain relief: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains radiofrequency ablation (RFA), a treatment to reduce pain. RFA uses radio waves to heat a small area of nerve tissue, which decreases or blocks the pain signals from that area.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 12/2015
Radiofrequency ablation: What to expect from your procedure   English Korean
Abstract: This handout explains radiofrequency ablation, which "burns" the nerve that is causing pain. Includes an explanation of the procedure, how to prepare, what results to expect, instructions for medicines, activities, side effects, filling out a pain diary, and follow-up care.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
Sacroiliac joint injections: Benefits, risks, how to prepare, and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains sacroiliac joint injections to diagnose or treat pain. It includes risks, how to prepare, and what to expect during and after the injection.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 3/2016
Seeing a behavioral health provider: Why you were referred and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains the reasons for meeting with a behavioral health provider at the Center for Pain Relief. It covers what to expect at your visit and how Center providers can help you manage your pain.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2011
Selective nerve root block: What to expect from your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains selective nerve root block, a procedure to find out if a certain nerve is the cause of a patient's pain. Includes an explanation of the procedure, how to prepare, what results to expect, instructions for medicines, activities, side effects, filling out a pain diary, and follow-up care.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
Sympathetic nerve block: What to expect from your procedure   English
Abstract: This handout explains sympathetic nerve block, a procedure to find out if the sympathetic nervous system plays a role in sending pain signals to the brain, and if stopping the pain signals on a short-term basis can ease pain. Includes an explanation of the procedure, how to prepare, what results to expect, instructions for medicines, activities, side effects, filling out a pain diary, and follow-up care.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 8/2009
Your intrathecal catheter and pump: Care instructions after surgery   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions to follow after surgery that includes placement of an intrathecal catheter and pump. An intrathecal pump is a medical device used to deliver very small quantities of medications directly to the spinal fluid.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 4/2010
Your neurostimulator implant: Care instructions after surgery   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions to follow after surgery to implant a neurostimulator. Included are when to call the Center for Pain Relief, activity restrictions, dressing care, medicine instructions, and a place to enter date and time for the follow-up visit.
Author: Center for Pain Relief
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Center for Pain Relief
Revised Date: 2/2011
 
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