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Being referred: For a kidney/pancreas transplant  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides a review of the steps in the referral process. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Benefits and risks  
Abstract: This handout provides a detailed overview of the benefits, risks, complications, and signs and symptoms of rejection associated with kidney/pancreas transplant. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Care after discharge  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients details clinic care after discharge. Issues covered include what should be done at home to help prepare for clinic visits, a typical clinic visit day, and when to call the transplant coordinator. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Coping before, during and after transplant  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients details tips on coping before, during, and after transplant that others have found helpful. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 6/2011
Deceased donors: For a kidney transplant  
Abstract: This handout explains the different types of deceased kidney donors. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
Revised Date: 12/2016
Discharge checklist  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides a checklist of the items to consider when planning for discharge, and signs and symptoms that will require a call to the transplant coordinator. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
About the evaluation process  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides an explanation of the evaluation process, including a list of basic labs, tests, and procedures for pre-transplant evaluation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Financial planning  
Abstract: This handout provides information about planning income and insurance finances required for short-term and long-term decisions related to kidney/pancreas transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
KEEP notebook section 1: Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP)  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers program objectives, a class overview, introduction, and acknowledgements. The manual cover and list of chapter titles are included.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 10: Live healthy and live long  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers case histories from University of Washington Medical Center and practicing self care for blood pressure control, healthy eating, exercise, avoiding harmful substances and activities, taking care of access and veins, having a positive attitude, asking for help when needed, staying educated about kidney disease, and staying involved in one's health care.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 11: Coping and living with kidney disease  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers common issues and stressor related to living with kidney disease, tips and strategies for coping and living with kidney disease, a reading list, and several suggested Internet resources.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 12: Medicine facts and medical terms: Related to kidney disease  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers guidelines for taking medicines. A glossary of terms defines terms related to kidney disease and dialysis.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 2: What your kidneys do: And what happens when they fail  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers basic kidney function, symptoms of uremia and treatments for it, and common causes of kidney failure.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 3: Hemodialysis: A treatment option for kidney disease  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers the purpose and care of blood access, the basic principles of hemodialysis, and the types of hemodialysis, both at home and in a dialysis center.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 4: Peritoneal dialysis: A treatment option for kidney disease  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers the purpose and basic principles of two forms of peritoneal dialysis: continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and continuous cycler peritoneal dialysis (CCPD).
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 5: Kidney transplant: A treatment option for kidney disease  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers the pros and cons of kidney transplantation and care aspects linked with kidney transplant.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 6: Choices: Making the treatment decision  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers the main options to supplement or replace failing kidney function, including their respective pros and cons, and dicussing treatment options with a health care provider.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 7: Preserving your kidneys: Things you can do  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers how to protect kidneys and preserve function, keep blood pressure under control, prevent bladder infections, and checking with a health care provider about over-the-counter medications.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 8: Healthy eating: Eat well and eat smart  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers three nutrients that may need to be restricted (sodium, phosophorus, and potassium), and how diet restrictions can change. Several resources are listed.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
KEEP notebook section 9: Financial information and resources  
Abstract: As part of the Kidney Early Education Program (KEEP), this section in the KEEP Notebook covers obtaining information about financial resources, and knowing about insurance coverage and other resources.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 5/2015
Kidney nuclear medicine exam: How to prepare for your procedure  
Abstract: This handout describes kidney nuclear medicine exam, which is used to study the structure and function of the kidneys. Included are how to prepare for the exam, how the exam works, how the exam is done, what to expect, and how to get the exam results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
Revised Date: 5/2009
Life after transplant  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides a comprehensive overview of life after transplant and the long-term responsibilities for the transplant recipient. Issues covered include doctor visits, medications, rejection, biopsies, insurance coverage, and a myriad of lifestyle issues. A chart of common infections is included. TThis document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Living donors  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients discusses donation-related issues for both living and cadaveric donors. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Glossary of terms  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides a glossary of terms commonly used in transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Medicines  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients gives instructions for getting started with medicines - from organization to making arrangements for refills. It covers issues while at the hospital and after discharge and gives guidelines for taking medicines. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Modified albumin dialysis: Treating the signs and symptoms of liver failure  
Abstract: This handout describes modified albumin dialysis, a procedure to treat the symptoms of liver failure. It includes risks, benefits, and other options. This information is given to patients before they sign a consent form to proceed with the treatment.
Author: 4SE (Transplant, Renal, Vascular Surg, Kidney Dialysis)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
Revised Date: 7/2010
My transplant log  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients explains how problems with a kidney and/or pancreas graft can show up in lab results or vital signs. Common lab tests and vital signs are explained, conversion charts are provided, and blank health log record forms are included. This document is also a chapter in the Guide to Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant: To help you learn more about having a kidney/pancreas transplant at UWMC, which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 6/2011
Native kidney biopsy  
Abstract: This brochure explains how to prepare for a kidney biopsy, about related risks, and getting test results.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 3/2004
Nutrition  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients gives guidelines for healthy eating before and after transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Recovery in the hospital  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients outlines the main issues related to recovery in the hospital after transplantation. Issues covered include visits by the transplant team, interpreters, pain management, physical activity, and suggestions for personal items to bring from home. TThis document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Resources  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients lists resources that may be helpful to the patients, their families, support persons, or living donors. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Tissue matching  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients explains tissue matching tests and issues related to compatability. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Transplant Renal Biopsy  
Abstract: This brochure explains how to prepare for a transplant kidney biopsy, what to expect, related risks and getting test results. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
Revised Date: 12/2016
Transplant Surgery  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients explains what happens just prior to and during surgery for transplantation. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Treating anemia with Aranesp: For Renal Clinic patients  
Abstract: This handout explains the causes of anemia and what tests are done to check for it. It also explains how kidney failure can lead to anemia and describes how the drug Aransesp (darbepoetin alfa) is used to treat anemia.
Author: Renal Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
Revised Date: 4/2013
Renal transplant ultrasound: About your exam  
Abstract: This handout describes kidney transplant ultrasound, which is done to detect problems with a transplanted kidney. It includes how to prepare for the exam, how it works, how it is done, what to expect, and how to get the results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
Revised Date: 8/2015
Renal ultrasound: How to prepare for your exam  
Abstract: This handout describes renal ultrasound, which is done to detect problems with the kidneys, bladder, and related blood vessels. It includes how to prepare, how the exam works, how it is done, what is felt during the exam, and how to get the results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
Revised Date: 8/2015
Vascular dialysis access: Discharge instructions for grafts or fistulas  
Abstract: This handout tells what to expect after having a graft or fistula placed in your arm or leg. It includes what activities are safe to do, problems to watch for, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Vascular Access Program
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
Revised Date: 6/2011
Waiting for transplant  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients explains how the wait list works and things you can do while waiting to be called in for a transplant. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Welcome  
Abstract: This handout for kidney/pancreas transplant patients provides a brief welcome to University of Washington Medical Center, and an overview for using the Guide to Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant. This document is also a chapter in "Your Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Guide," which is available from Materials Management #171915.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016
Guide to your kidney/pancreas transplant  
Abstract: This document contains the entire contents of the manual "Your kidney/pancreas transplant guide: At University of Washington Medical Center." Individual chapters are also available on Health Online by title.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
Revised Date: 12/2016

 
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