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Discharge Instructions: Pin Care

You are going home with pins in place. These pins are holding a broken or dislocated bone in place ... home with pins in place. These pins are holding a broken or dislocated bone in place. Here’s what you ... discharge instructions pin care; discharge instructions for pin care; pin care; caring for your pin

Computed Tomography (CT or CAT) Scan of the Spine Podcast

In computed tomography, the X-ray beam moves in a circle around the body. This allows many

Cardiac Catheterization Podcast

of the injection of dye into coronary arteries and the catheter insertion sites. Play Audio

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Diagnosis

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Diagnosis  How is acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) diagnosed ... ? If your healthcare provider thinks you might have ALL, you will need certain exams and tests to be ... acute lymphocytic leukemia, ALL, immunophenotyping and ALL, cytogenetic analysis and ALL

Caring for a Sprain

with a sling, elastic bandage, splint, or cast. Caring for a Sprain A sprain is a tear in a ... if you have a severe sprain. A splint may be all that you need. Or you may only need a sling for 1

Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)

Dx: Caring for Your PICC ... preventing the spread of germs. Here's what you need to know. Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your ... this changes at all, let your healthcare provider know. Also watch for cracks, leaks, or other ... discharge instructions caring for your peripherally inserted central catheter;picc;picc line

Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Central Line

Dx: Caring for Central Line ... . Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Central Line You are going home with a central line. It’s also ... of the catheter sticks out from your skin. If this changes at all, let your healthcare provider know ... discharge instructions central venous catheter;caring for your central line;86503;central line care;oncology;chemotherapy

Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Xeroform Dressing

Dx: Caring for Xeroform Dressing ... provider or during surgery and will stay in place until your wound is healed. Here you will find how to ... care for your Xeroform dressing. Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Xeroform Dressing You are

Caring for a Bone Fracture

video describes these different treatments. Caring for a Bone Fracture A broken or cracked bone ... treatment. You may get a splint, and then see a specialist for a cast or surgery. A splint may be all

Caring for Yourself When You Have Kidney Failure

life with kidney failure. Read on to learn more. Caring for Yourself When You Have Kidney ... . If you follow all the guidelines you are given and still don’t feel well, tell your healthcare

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Choices

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Choices  There are various treatment choices for ... acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). Which one may work best for you? It depends on a number of factors ... acute lymphocytic leukemia, ALL, chemotherapy for ALL, radiation therapy for ALL, stem cell transplant for ALL

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Tests After Diagnosis

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Tests After Diagnosis  What tests might I have after being ... diagnosed? After a diagnosis of ALL, you will likely have other tests. These tests help your ... ALL, tests to evaluate ALL

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Status After Treatment

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Status After Treatment  During and after treatment for acute ... lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), you’ll have tests. These tests are to check your blood and bone marrow ... acute lymphcytic leukemia, ALL, phases of ALL

Osteoarthritis: Common Sites

*Osteoarthritis Common Sites ... . Osteoarthritis: Common Sites Osteoarthritis (OA) is sometimes called degenerative joint disease or wear ... 86153; cc1065a; joint pain; Osteoarthritis Common Sites; Osteoarthritis; Arthritis

Colostomy: Caring for Your Stoma

Colostomy Caring for Stoma ... with stool. This helps prevent skin problems and odor. Colostomy: Caring for Your Stoma You ... all the way around the stoma. It should look shiny, moist, and dark pink or red. The skin around it ... 88511;colostomy caring for your stoma;ostomy;caring for your stoma with a colostomy;peristomal skin ... stoma;colostomy;stoma;information on caring for your stoma;information on caring for your colostomy;caring for your colostomy;colostomy care

Getting the Most from a Mental Health Support Group

caring? Postings should be friendly and positive. There should be rules against abusive language. Can ... wary of those that do. Search for sites Many national self-help organizations have sites that

Lumbar Drain Placement

*Drain Place Lumbar ... back. The needle guides the lumbar drain into place. The needle is slowly removed, leaving the drain in ... place. The drain is covered with a bandage.  The drain is attached to a drainage bag and hung

How Safe Is Your Home?

A home should be a haven—a place where you rest and enjoy time with family—a place of safety and ... place where you rest and enjoy time with family—a place of safety and security. But that isn't always the case. Play Audio

Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Tracheostomy Tube and Stoma

also help. Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Tracheostomy Tube and Stoma You have had ... towel and place the supplies on it. Wash your hands with soap and warm water. Put on clean ... care; caring for your tracheostomy or stoma; pulmonology issues; homecare for your tracheostomy or

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Newly Diagnosed

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Newly Diagnosed  Being told you have acute lymphocytic ... leukemia (ALL) can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team ... ALL, diagnosis of ALL


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