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Angiography: Percutaneous drain: How to prepare and what to expect  
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/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2004, March 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Otolaryngology/4NE; Special Procedure Unit/4S; Radiology/Imaging Services; General Surgery/4NE; 4NE (Neuro-Neurosurg, Otolaryngology, General Surg); 4S (Special Procedure Unit)
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Self Care; Radiography; Postoperative Care
Language(s):  Chinese; English; Russian; Spanish; Tagalog
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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