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Getting the Most from a Mental Health Support Group

support group. Support groups can also help family members. Mental health support groups offer support ... by members who can share their positive experiences, strengths, and hopes. Are the members

Brain Tumors: Team Members and Common Terms

. Brain Tumors: Team Members and Common Terms You are being treated for a brain tumor. During ... this time, you will have a healthcare team. The members of this team will work with you. They will ... 83350; Brain Tumors: Team Members and Commons Terms; common terms, brain tumors; healthcare team, brain tumors

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

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 ... after you come in contact with any part of the PICC. Your caregivers, family members, and any visitors ... discharge instructions caring for your peripherally inserted central catheter; picc; picc line

Caring for Yourself When You Have Kidney Failure

to make, your healthcare team can help you with them. Caring for Yourself When You Have Kidney ... .  Looking after your health With the right treatment, you should begin to feel better. If you follow all

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

Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Central Line

Dx: Caring for Central Line ... : Caring for Your Central Line You are going home with a central line. It’s also called a central ... after you come in contact with any part of the central line. Your caregivers, family members, and any ... discharge instructions central venous catheter; caring for your central line; 86503; central line care; oncology; chemotherapy

Transferring Using a Transfer Board

*Transfer Board Using ... and strength. This sheet will describe one type of transfer using a transfer board. Transferring ... Using a Transfer Board Transferring means moving between two surfaces (such as a bed and a ... 40382; transferring using a transfer board; transfer board; bed to wheelchair transfer; wheelchair to bed transfer

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

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

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

Pressure Injuries: Common Sites

*Pressure Ulcer Common Sites ... Injuries: Common Sites Bony prominences are the areas of bone that are close to the skin's surface ... 84016; pressure ulcers, common sites; pressure ulcers, body locations; bedsores, common sites; bedsores, body locations; staff education

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 Loved One with a Traumatic Brain Injury

Caring for person with TBI ... about the condition so you can take an active role in caregiving. Caring for a Loved One with a ... help Studies show that people whose caregivers include family members recover more quickly. The best ... 41401; Caring for a loved one with a TBI; caring for a loved one with a traumatic brain injury

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Stem Cell Transplant

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Stem Cell Transplant  What is a stem cell transplant? Stem ... cells are immature cells that are the starter cells for all types of blood cells. A stem cell ... acute lymphocytic leukemia, ALL, stem cell transplant for ALL

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Radiation Therapy

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Radiation Therapy  What is radiation therapy? Radiation ... cells. When might radiation therapy be used for acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)? Radiation ... acute lymphocytic leukemia, ALL, radiation therapy for ALL

Discharge Instructions: Pin Care

, swelling, or pain at the pin sites Green or yellow drainage or bad smell from the pin sites ... Pins that move or shift, or clicking noises from the pins Open skin around the pin sites ... discharge instructions pin care; discharge instructions for pin care; pin care; caring for your pin

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

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


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