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After your heart catheterization with transradial (wrist) approach: Self-care after your test  
Abstract:  This handout gives care instructions to follow for the first few days after having a cardiac catheterization using the transradial approach. This type of catheteriziation is done through an artery in the patient's wrist.
Author: Cardiac Procedures
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2010, May 1, 2016
UWMC Availability:  Special Procedure Unit/4S; 4S (Special Procedure Unit); Cardiac Procedures
General Topics:  Therapeutic Procedures; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Cardiovascular Disorders
Specific Subject(s):  Self Care; Pain Management; Pain; Heart Diseases and Disorders; Catheterization
Language(s):  Chinese; English; Korean; Russian; Spanish; Vietnamese; Somalian
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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