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About Morton's Neuromas  
Abstract: This handout describes Morton's neuromas including how they are formed, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Author: Bone and Joint Center/Hand Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
Revised Date: 1/2008
About the Western Multiple Sclerosis Center at UWMC  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
After your diagnostic nerve block: Follow-up care  
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
Revised Date: 8/2009
After your procedure for pain relief: Self-care and what to expect  
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
Revised Date: 8/2009
After your radiofrequency ablation: Self-care and what to expect  
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
Revised Date: 8/2009
ALS glossary of terms  
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
Revised Date: 8/2001
Aphasia: what it is, communication tips, and treatments  
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
Revised Date: 2/2013
Appendix: Living with Memory Loss  
Abstract: This handout is the appendix for the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA. It contains information about workplace rights, disability insurance, terms and definitions, research studies, books, and more.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
Attention and brain injury  
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
Revised Date: 11/2008
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
Brain tumors  
Abstract: Discusses brain tumor types, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment including surgery, radiation therapy, radiosurgery, and chemotherapy. Addresses living with a brain tumor including how one might be affected in mobility, fatigue, and cognitive deficits. Suggests obtaining help from UWMC's Brain Injury Program or from family and friends. Discusses types of seizures that may occur, safety measures, and first aid during a seizure. Provides UW resources and community organizations including websites.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
Revised Date: 10/2006
BAEPs: brainstem auditory evoked potentials  
Abstract: This handout explains the brainstem auditory evoked potential (BAEP) test, which measures how well sound travels from the ear to the brain and how the brain, especially the brainstem, responds to sound.
Author: Neurodiagnostics
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
Revised Date: 3/2016
Clinical center team members and services  
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
Revised Date: 8/2004
Contact information for the Western Multiple Sclerosis Center at UWMC  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Coping with multiple sclerosis: Strategies for you and your family  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Cryoanalgesia: What to expect from your procedure  
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
Revised Date: 8/2009
CT head scan: How to prepare for your procedure  
Abstract: This handout describes CT head scans. It includes how the scan works, how it is done, how to prepare for it, what to expect, and how to get the results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
Revised Date: 3/2017
Deep brain stimulation (DBS): For patients with Parkinson's disease  
Abstract: This handout describes how to prepare for and what to expect from deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery, during which a pulse generator (neurostimulator) is implanted in the brain. Included are instructions for self-care after surgery, as well as information about the first programming visit, follow-up testing, safety warnings, risks and side effects, and what to avoid, such as exposure to certain electrical equipment and screening devices.
Author: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
Revised Date: 2/2012
Deep brain stimulation (DBS): For patients with tremor  
Abstract: This handout describes how to prepare for and what to expect from deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery, during which a pulse generator (neurostimulator) and deep brain lead are implanted in the brain. Included are instructions for self-care after surgery, as well as information about the first programming visit, follow-up testing, safety warnings, risks and side effects, and what to avoid, such as exposure to certain electrical equipment and screening devices.
Author: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
Revised Date: 2/2012
Delirium during a hospital stay: A guide for family and friends  
Abstract: This handout explains delirium, its symptoms, causes, and treatments, and what family and friends can do to help their loved one while in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Author: 5SE (ICU/Critical Care Unit)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
Revised Date: 9/2014
Depression and brain injury  
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
Revised Date: 11/2008
Diagnostic nerve block: What to expect from your procedure  
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
Revised Date: 8/2009
Directions to the Western Multiple Sclerosis Center  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
EEG: electroencephalogram  
Abstract: This handout explains an electroencephalogram (EEG), a procedure that measures brain waves. It includes instructions to follow the day before and the day of an EEG, what to expect during the test, and how to get test results. A map to the EEG/Evoked Potential Lab is also included.
Author: EEG/Evoked Potential Lab
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
Revised Date: 1/2016
Electromyography (EMG)  
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
Revised Date: 6/2013
Epidural steroid injection: what to expect from your procedure  
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
Revised Date: 8/2009
Fatigue and brain injury  
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
Revised Date: 11/2008
Frequently asked questions: For persons with multiple sclerosis  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Glossary of terms: For multiple sclerosis  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Helping others with multiple sclerosis  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
How speech and swallowing are affected with ALS  
Abstract: This handout describes how amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) affects speech and swallowing. Tips for dealing with speech and swallowing issues are offered.
Author: Neuromuscular Clinic for Swallowing and Speech Disorders
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
Revised Date: 8/2001
Initiation, planning, organization, and brain injury  
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
Revised Date: 11/2008
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
Keeping track: Forms and calendars for tracking  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Living with memory loss: A basic guide  
Abstract: This document is the cover, table of contents, and welcome letter for the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA. Individual chapters cover the memory loss journey, the diagnosis, daily life, and relationships and activities. These chapters may be found by their title on Health Online.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
Medications to slow multiple sclerosis progression: Multiple sclerosis disease-modifying medications  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Memory and brain injury  
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
Revised Date: 11/2008
Memory loss journey: A brief introduction  
Abstract: This handout explains a few key points about living successfully with a diagnosis of memory loss or dementia. This document is a chapter in the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
Functional MRI: How to prepare for your procedure  
Abstract: This handout explains functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) -- also called an fMRI -- of the brain. It includes how the exam works, how it is done, how to prepare for it, what to expect, and how to get the test results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
Revised Date: 3/2015
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
Multiple sclerosis resource manual: Third edition  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
My community: What resources will be helpful on this journey?  
Abstract: This handout explains community resources that are available for people living with memory loss or dementia. This document is a chapter in the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
My daily life: What can I do to be as healthy as I can?  
Abstract: This handout explains things you can do to stay as healthy as possible when living with memory loss or dementia. This document is a chapter in the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
My diagnosis: What is going on, and what does it mean for my life?  
Abstract: This handout describes some of the different memory loss diagnoses, including mild cognitive impairment, Alzheimer disease, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal degeneration, vascular dementia, and younger-onset dementia. This document is a chapter in the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
My medical care: What treatments are there for memory loss?  
Abstract: This handout explains treatments that are used to treat the symptoms of memory loss or dementia. This document is a chapter in the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
My plans for the future: What plans can I make now that will help later on?  
Abstract: This handout discusses advance care planning for people living with memory loss or dementia. This document is a chapter in the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
My relationships and activities: How can I stay connected with the people and things I love?  
Abstract: This handout explains how to maintain relationships and activities when living with memory loss or dementia. This document is a chapter in the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
My strengths: How can I use my talents and skills to make a difference?  
Abstract: This handout explains what stengths are maintained and gained when living with memory loss or dementia. This document is a chapter in the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
Non-epidural steroid injection: What to expect from your procedure  
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
Revised Date: 8/2009
Normal pressure hydrocephalus: Causes, symptoms, and treatments  
Abstract: This handout gives basic information about normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) and the steps involved in receiving treatment at UW Medicine. NPH occurs when the flow of fluid in the brain and spinal cord is blocked in some way. Common symptoms are problems with walking, thinking clearly, and bladder control.
Author: Neurology Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
Revised Date: 1/2013
Pain, headaches, and brain injury  
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
Revised Date: 11/2008
Parkinson's disease testing: Important instructions and what to expect  
Abstract: This handout gives important instructions for patients who are scheduled for a test to assess their symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Included are directions to follow and how to handle medicines the night before and the day of the test, and what to expect during the test.
Author: Neurology Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
Revised Date: 2/2012
Peripheral nerve problems: How they develop and ways to treat them  
Abstract: This handout provides general information about how nerves work, what happens when they are injured, and how peripheral nerve problems are evaluated and treated. Illustrations include a peripheral nerve and its connections to the spinal cord, the brachial plexus, the lumbo-sacral plexus, and the difference between mild, moderate, and severe nerve injury.
Author: Neurology-Neurosurgery
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
Revised Date: 11/2014
PET/CT FDG brain scan: Positron emission tomography  
Abstract: This handout explains a positron emission tomography (PET)/CT FDG brain scan, which allows doctors to see your brain while it is working. This scan is often used to check for tumors and to find the reason for memory problems. Included are how to prepare for the scan, what to expect, and how to get your results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
Revised Date: 10/2016
Radiofrequency ablation: What to expect from your procedure  
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
Revised Date: 8/2009
Rehabilitation techniques: For persons with multiple sclerosis  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
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
Selective nerve root block: What to expect from your procedure  
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
Revised Date: 8/2009
Sleep and brain injury  
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
Revised Date: 11/2008
SSEPs: somatosensory evoked potentials  
Abstract: This handout explains the somatosensory evoked potential (SSEP) test, which measures how fast and how well electrical impulses travel from the arms or legs to the brain and how the brain responds to these impulses.
Author: Neurodiagnostics
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
Revised Date: 3/2016
Stepping forward: "Living in the possible"  
Abstract: This handout gives encouragement for people living with memory loss or dementia. This document is a chapter in the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
Support for care partners: What should my family and friends know?  
Abstract: This handout explains ways to support the care partners of people living with memory loss or dementia. This document is a chapter in the handbook "Living with Memory Loss," written by staff at the Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, WA.
Author: Memory and Brain Wellness Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
Revised Date: 1/2017
Sympathetic nerve block: What to expect from your procedure  
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
Revised Date: 8/2009
Tips for managing saliva  
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
Revised Date: 8/2001
Treatment of acute multiple sclerosis attacks  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Understanding Parkinson's disease: Important information for you and your loved ones  
Abstract: This handout explains the signs, symptoms, and possible treatments of Parkinson's disease. This hypokinetic movement disorder causes a lack of control over body movements.
Author: Neurology Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
Revised Date: 1/2012
UW Physicians financial and billing offices: For persons with multiple sclerosis  
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
Revised Date: 3/2004
Vitamin therapy for ALS: How vitamins and supplements may help patients with ALS  
Abstract: This handout explains how vitamins and supplements may help patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Author: Neuromuscular Clinic for Swallowing and Speech Disorders
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2001
Revised Date: 8/2001
Welcome to the Headache Center  
Abstract: This handout gives guidelines for how to best use the Headache Center resources during and between clinic visits. Included are information to have handy when calling, how to get medicine refills and handle medicine changes, what to do for pain flares, how to fill out disability forms, and when to call the doctor.
Author: Headache Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
Revised Date: 10/2010
Your neuro-oncology team  
Abstract: This handout provides contact information for the Radiation Oncology Clinic, the Neuro-Oncology Clinic, and the Neurosurgery Clinic at UWMC. Spaces are provided for filling in the names of the patient's personal neuro-oncology team.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2006
Revised Date: 9/2007

 
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