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15 Item(s) found for:  Otolaryngology/4NE 

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Angiography: Percutaneous drain: How to prepare and what to expect   Chinese English Russian Spanish Tagalog
Abstract: This handout explains what a percutaneous abdominal or pelvic drain is and what to expect when you have one. It includes why a drain may be placed, risks involved, and how to flush the drain and take care of the dressings.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Radiology/Imaging Services
Revised Date: 3/2017
Back care after surgery: To help you as you recover   English
Abstract: This handout covers what you can do and not do after back surgery. It also gives step-by-step instructions and illustrations for a basic exercise program and how to increase activities safely.
Author: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2002
UWMC Dept: Physical Therapy/Rehab Medicine
Revised Date: 2/2012
Cancer of the larynx: Understanding your diagnosis   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment explains the function of the larynx and esophagus, and gives basic information about laryngeal cancer for patients who may be considering a laryngectomy. Diagrams showing the location of the larynx are included.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 11/2010
Caring for your closed bulb drain: For a Jackson-Pratt (JP) or Blake drain   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains how to care for a drain at home after surgery. Drain care instructions for a Jackson Pratt drain (JP drain) and a Blake drain are included.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2004
UWMC Dept: Patient Care Services
Revised Date: 5/2016
Cleaning leg bags and overnight bags   English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout explains the 14 steps to follow to clean and disinfect urinary drainage bags for reuse.
Author: Rehabilitation/8N
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Rehabilitation/8N
Revised Date: 2/2012
Coping with cancer: For patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer   English
Abstract: This section of Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, for patients dealing with a diagnosis of cancer of the larynx and considering a laryngectomy, offers tips on feeling in control, managing information, dealing with anxiety and stress, using support groups and classes, and taking care of yourself. Coping tips are also included for family and friends.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2007
Guide to your head and neck cancer treatment: At University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This document contains the cover, table of contents, and welcome section of the manual, Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, designed for patients diagnosed with cancer of the larynx and considering a laryngectomy. Other sections of the guide include "Cancer of the Larynx," "Coping with Cancer," Tips for Talking with Your Health Care Team," "Your Care After Surgery," "Your Hospital Stay," "Your Pre-Surgery Treatment," and "Internet Resources, Articles, and More Information."
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2007
Medicines to avoid before surgery: When your doctor tells you to avoid aspirin…to prevent bleeding problems   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives instructions about and provides lists of medicines -- including aspirin, prescription products, herbs and vitamins -- to avoid before having surgery to prevent bleeding problems.
Author: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Surgical Specialties Center/Surgical Services
Revised Date: 9/2017
Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery CareMap   English
Abstract: This handout, called a CareMap, shows what a patient may expect during their hospital stay after having head and neck surgery at University of Washington Medical Center. It covers the day of surgery through day 7, when most patients are discharged and may leave the hospital.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 9/2013
Otolaryngology/head and neck surgery CareMap: For patients with a tracheostomy tube   English
Abstract: This handout, called a CareMap, shows what a patient may expect during their hospital stay after having head and neck surgery at University of Washington Medical Center. This CareMap gives specific information for patients who have a tracheostomy tube. It covers the day of surgery through day 7, when most patients are discharged and may leave the hospital.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 9/2013
Presbystasis: Age-related balance problems   English
Abstract: This booklet explains how presbystasis develops, how the ear works, symptoms of presbystasis, and diagnostic tests such as electronystagmography, computerized dynamic posturography, and rotating chair. It includes explanations of medical therapy and balance therapy. It also addresses follow-up care and safety tips and contains illustrations and photographs.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 3/2010
Tracheostomy: Basic information   Chinese English Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This flyer explains the tracheostomy procedure, where an opening is made in the trachea (windpipe), and related care issues.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 12/2009
Your care after head or neck surgery: For patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer   English
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment gives details about scheduling a clinic visit after surgery, and what happens at that first clinic visit. Issues related to nutrition and medical alert jewelry are also covered.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 2/2012
Your hospital stay: For patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer   English
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment explains what will happen in the hospital after surgery, including information about the intensive care unit (ICU) and 4-Northeast, and descriptions of the various care providers, such as the surgeon, nurse practitioner, social worker, speech pathologist, respiratory therapist, dietitian, and physical and occupational therapists. Photos of previous patients are included, showing a tracheo-esophageal puncture (TEP) and an Electrolarynx in use for speech.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2007
Your pre-surgery treatment: For patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer   English
Abstract: This section of the Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment explains the pre-surgery plan and the surgical procedure for either a partial or total laryngectomy. Included are definitions for common terms, descriptions of the care providers involved, and an emphasis on the importance of good nutrition in the healing process.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Revised Date: 6/2007
 
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