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About prostate cancer: Helpful resources  
Abstract: This handout provides a list of helpful websites, books, and cookbooks with information that you can use to help prevent or deal with prostate cancer.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
Revised Date: 10/2014
After a death: A practical guide for the days and weeks ahead  
Abstract: This helpful handout is a checklist of tasks that need to be done after a death. These tasks include getting copies of a death certificate, finding out if there is a will, locating important papers, notifying Social Security, and canceling the many services that the person may have been using. It includes space for recording what company was called, the name of the contact person, when the call was made, and notes. This handout is included in the Bereavement Packet for UW Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
Revised Date: 9/2015
Bathroom equipment: Resources and vendors in the Puget Sound region  
Abstract: This handout lists resources and vendors for special bathroom equipment in the Puget Sound area. Photos of some types of equipment are included on page 3.
Author: Occupational Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
Revised Date: 2/2017
Bereavement support services: Resources, support groups, and books  
Abstract: This handout lists community resources in the greater Seattle area for dealing with issues of grief and bereavement. Contact numbers, website addresses, and a brief description of services are included. This handout is included in the Bereavement Packet for UW Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
Revised Date: 9/2015
Books about multiple sclerosis: Helpful publications from local and state lending libraries  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Choosing a primary care provider for your baby: Tips for parents of NICU babies  
Abstract: This handout gives tips on how to choose a primary care provider for a newborn, with special attention to the needs of a NICU baby.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
Revised Date: 8/2015
Donor sperm banks  
Abstract: This handout gives the names and contact information for sperm banks that University Reproductive Care and the Male Fertility Lab at University of Washington Medical Center have worked with in the past.
Author: University Reproductive Care
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
Revised Date: 8/2016
Financial assistance: For persons with cancer  
Abstract: Provides contacts for financial assistance organizations, employment concerns and agencies, low-income or disabled assistance, legal help for people with low incomes, emergency housing, and emergency financial assistance. Included as part of Care Binder.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
Revised Date: 10/2006
Resources for help and support for drug or alcohol problems  
Abstract: This handout lists many resources for finding a program that may help in facing a drug or alcohol problem.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
Revised Date: 3/2012
Infant CPR classes: In the Seattle area  
Abstract: This handout describes various infant CPR, first aid, and safety classes offered in the Seattle area. It includes costs, locations, and website links.
Author: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
Revised Date: 8/2015
Internet resources about multiple sclerosis  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Internet resources, articles, and more information: For patients receiving treatment for cancer  
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment manual offers some Web site addresses that post information about cancer and cancer issues that may be useful to patients, families, and their support persons. Resources offer information about larynx cancer and laryngectomy, thyroid cancer, support groups, education, advocacy, treatment, research, and more.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
Revised Date: 4/2011
Local resource guide: For treatment of traumatic stress  
Abstract: This handout lists community resources that provide treatment for traumatic stress. Web sites with information on this topic are listed.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 10/2006
Multiple sclerosis organizations and agencies: Support and resources  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Multivitamins: Benefits and risks  
Abstract: This handout explains the benefits and risks of taking multivitamins. It also includes the results of some scientific studies.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
Revised Date: 10/2014
Patient family housing: parking and transportation  
Abstract: Provides information on parking and transportation including: transportation overview, parking at UWMC, airport shuttle services, taxi services, car rental, and metro (bus). Contact Social Work and Care Coordination or visit the Health Information Resource Center on the 3rd floor for an updated copy of this handout.
Author: Cancer Center/Infusion Services 8SE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
Revised Date: 1/2007
Planning a funeral  
Abstract: This article contains helpful information for family members and friends after a loved one's death. It includes sections on "Where to Get Help," "Disposition Options," "Checklist of Tasks," "Planning the Ceremony and Choosing Funeral Home Services," "Selecting a Funeral Home," "Green Burials," and "Ratings of Area Funeral Homes for Quality and Price." This article is reprinted with permission from Puget Sound Consumers' CHECKBOOK, Volume 4, No. 1. This handout is included in the Bereavement Packet for UW Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
Revised Date: 9/2015
Resources for medical care and insurance  
Abstract: This handout lists resources for medical insurance for those on a limited income in Washington state. Clinics with low fees or sliding-scale fees are also included.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
Revised Date: 3/2013
Resources for seniors: In Washington state  
Abstract: This handout lists resources for social service agencies and crisis centers in Washington state. Similar services may be available in communities in other states.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
Revised Date: 5/2007
Other resources of interest to multiple sclerosis patients: More resources  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Resources to quit smoking or using tobacco  
Abstract: This handout lists many community resources for people who want to quit smoking and/or using tobacco products. Several types of programs are listed along with toll-free numbers and websites.
Author: Patient and Family Education Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 10/2013
Sample prostate cancer road map: For patient "John Smith"  
Abstract: This handout shows how the "Prostate Cancer Road Map" can be used to estimate your risk for cancer and to help lower your risk for cancer. This sample uses an imaginary patient called "John Smith."
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
Revised Date: 10/2014
Smoking cessation resources: Washington State's tobacco prevention and control program  
Abstract: This handout explains how to reach the Washington State Tobacco Quitline and provides some basic information about their smoking cessation program, including finding out if your health insurance will cover the program fees. This handout is included in the packets "Preventing Another Preterm Birth" and "Coping with Grief," part of the Wait One Year Program.
Author: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
Revised Date: 10/2012
Social Work and Care Coordination Services: At University of Washington Medical Center  
Abstract: This handout explains services provided by Social Work and Care Coordination at University of Washington Medical Center. It also gives contact information and hours of availability.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
Revised Date: 11/2015
Suppliers of allergy environmental control products  
Abstract: This flyer provides a list of companies that provide environmental control products for people who have allergies or asthma.
Author: Medical Specialties Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
Revised Date: 3/2005
Transportation resources: In the greater Seattle area  
Abstract: This brochure gives contact information and descriptions of many transportation options in the greater Seattle area for those who need assistance due to disability or other health care need. Included are cabulance, ferry, and bus services; basic information about using medical coupons for transportation services, and online resources.
Author: Social Work and Care Coordination
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
Revised Date: 7/2009
Travel tips  
Abstract: This handout offers resources and travel tips for people with diabetes, to help them stay safe and healthy while they are away from home. Included is a checklist for items to bring such as diabetes supplies, snacks, and medical alert identification. Contact information is included for UWMC Travel Medicine Clinics and and the Seattle/King County Health Department.
Author: Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
Revised Date: 7/2016
Where to buy compression stockings: In the Seattle area and online  
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
Revised Date: 10/2016

 
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