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About the Transition Care Program: Moving from pediatric to adult healthcare   English
Abstract: This handout explains the Transition Care Program at University of Washington Medical Center. It includes a timeline that tracks the usual transition process from age 17 to age 24.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 2/2017
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
Aphasia: What it is, communication tips, and treatments   English
Abstract: This handout explains what aphasia is and how to best communicate with someone who has aphasia. It discusses how aphasia may be treated, and includes websites for learning more about the condition.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 2/2013
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
Attention strategies: Helping you focus   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout explains the 4 types of attention: sustained, selective, shifting, and divided. It also gives strategies to help one focus when attention is impaired.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 7/2013
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
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
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
Dysphagia: Symptoms and diagnosis   English
Abstract: This handout explains dysphasia, a problem with swalling and moving food and liquid from the mouth into the stomach. People with dysphasia also may have problems with aspiration, when liquid or food goes into the airway instead of the esophagus. The handout also includes a brief description of a barium swallow study, also called a video fluoroscopic swallow study, which is often done to diagnose dysphagia.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2013
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
Esophageal swallowing problems: Symptoms, causes, and tips   English
Abstract: This handout explains the symptoms and causes of esophageal swallowing problems. These are caused by problems in the esophagus, the tube that food moves through to get to the stomach. The handout includes tips for swallowing more easily and safely.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2013
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
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
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
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
Memory strategies: Helping you remember   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout explains the 4 types of memory: long-term (remote), short-term (recent), immediate (working) and prospective (future remembering). It also gives strategies to help remembering when one's memory is impaired.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 5/2012
MRI: Magnetic resonance imaging: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains the magnetic resonance imaging test including what will happen and how to prepare.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 3/2015
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
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
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
Safe swallowing tips: How to avoid aspiration and choking   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives tips to help lower the risk of aspiration and choking. It includes check boxes for a speech pathologist to indicate the most helpful tips for the patient.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 11/2011
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
Taking care of pressure sores: After a spinal cord injury   English
Abstract: This booklet explains what pressure sores are, the stages of pressure sores and how to care for them. It also covers complications and signs of trouble to watch out for.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 3/2012
Thickened liquids: For safe swallowing   English
Abstract: This handout explains why some patients must drink only thickened liquids. It includes instructions for thickening liquids, and a list of thin foods that a patient should not eat.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 12/2014
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
Transition Care Program at UW Medical Center: Moving from pediatric to adult care   English Spanish
Abstract: This brochure explains the Transition Care Program (TCP) at University of Washington Medical Center. It answers questions about moving from pediatric to adult-centered care and describes the services offered by TCP.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 2/2017
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
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
Using a theraband   English
Abstract: This handout gives step-by-step instructions for five exercises using a theraband: shoulder horizontal abduction and adduction, shoulder flexion, elbow flexion, elbow extension, and elbow extension in adduction. Photographs of a person doing the various stages of the exercises are included.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 2/2010
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
Where to buy compression stockings: In the Seattle area and online   English
Abstract: This handout lists Seattle-area and online stores where you can buy compression stockings.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 10/2016
Your Transition Care Program team: At University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This handout introduces the healthcare team at the Transition Care Program at University of Washington Medical Center. The care team includes an attending doctor, a nurse care coordinator, a social worker, and others. This program focuses on helping young patients with complex medical conditions during their transition period from pediatric care to adult care.
Author: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation Medicine Clinic
Revised Date: 2/2017
 
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