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12 Item(s) found for:  7SE (Gyn-Oncology, Heme Oncology, Radiation Oncology) 

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After your gynecologic surgery: What to expect during your hospital stay   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect after gynecologic surgery at UW Medical Center and how to plan for recovery at home. It includes a brief description of UWMC care team members, what it means to be in a "teaching hospital," how long to expect to stay in the hospital, pain management concerns, and activity recommendations.
Author: Gynecologic Oncology/6NE/7SE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Gynecologic Oncology/6NE/7SE
Revised Date: 8/2016
After your surgery: For gynecology oncology patients   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout gives instructions for gynecology oncology patients to follow after their surgery, with specific notes for hysterectomy patients. Included are activity restrictions, symptoms that should be reported to the clinic, how to manage the combination of narcotic and non-narcotic pain medicines and their refills, and when to call for a follow-up visit.
Author: 7SE (Gyn-Oncology, Heme Oncology, Radiation Oncology)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: 7SE (Gyn-Oncology, Heme Oncology, Radiation Oncology)
Revised Date: 9/2013
Brain tumors   English
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
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 10/2006
Discharge from the Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Service: Self-care and numbers to call   Chinese English Korean Arabic
Abstract: This handout is for patients who are being discharged from the Hematology/Oncology unit at University of Washington Medical Center. It has important numbers to call for questions, appointments, and urgent needs. It includes a short list of self-care items for keeping healthy at home.
Author: 7NE/8SA Hematology/Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: 7NE/8SA Hematology/Oncology
Revised Date: 9/2017
Follow-up care after radiation   English
Abstract: This handout briefly explains care after radiation treatment. Space is provided for instructions to be written in by the provider, as well as contact names and phone numbers for Radiation Oncology staff.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 3/2012
Patient and family guide: Units 7-Northeast, 7-Southeast, and 8-Northeast   English
Abstract: This guide describes the services and facilities that University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients and families may use while at UWMC. Topics such as "Your Health Care Team," "About the Cancer Care Units" and "Patient, Family and Visitor Facilities" are covered.
Author: 7SE (Gyn-Oncology, Heme Oncology, Radiation Oncology)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Patient and Family Centered Care
Revised Date: 2/2009
Radiation to the brain: What you should know   English
Abstract: This handout describes the most common side effects from radiation to the brain, what to do to treat or cope with them, and when to call the doctor or nurse. Side effects include skin reactions, hair loss, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, earaches, headaches and other neurological symptoms. A short section on taking steroid medicines to treat these symptoms is included.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 3/2010
Radiation to the spine: What you should know   English
Abstract: This handout explains radiation therapy to the spine, a treatment that focuses on tumors, killing cancer cells, and reducing tumor masses. Included is a list of possible side effects.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 5/2008
Skin care during radiation therapy: Tips to help protect your skin   English Korean Russian Spanish
Abstract: This handout provides care tips for patients who have skin changes as a side effect from radiation treatments.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1997
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 11/2016
Total body irradiation (TBI): About your treatment   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout details what happens before, during and after total body irradiation (TBI), which is often done to prepare cancer patients for a stem cell or bone marrow transplant.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 10/2007
Vaginal dilator: Radiation Oncology   English
Abstract: This flyer gives instructions for using a vaginal dilator, which is used to help prevent narrowing of the vagina after radiation treatment.
Author: Radiation Oncology
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 2/2012
Your neuro-oncology team   English
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
UWMC Dept: Radiation Oncology
Revised Date: 9/2007
 
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