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Percutaneous nephrostomy tube: What to expect  
Abstract:  This handout explains a nephrostomy tube -- what it is, why it is needed, how long it may be needed, and possible benefits and risks. It includes instructions to follow before the procedure, what to expect during and after the procedure, and self-care at home.
Author: 4S (Special Procedure Unit)
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2014, May 1, 2014
UWMC Availability:  4S (Special Procedure Unit)
General Topics:  Urinary and Reproductive System Disorders; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Urination; Self Care; Risk Factors; Kidney
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
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