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1About Antibiotics: Tetracyclines
2About Antidepressants
3About Benzodiazepines
4About Digoxin
5About Lithium
6About Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI)
7About Narcotic (Opiod) Analgesics
8About Tricyclic Antidepressants
9ACE Inhibitors, Discharge Instructions
10Addison's Disease (Pediatric)
11After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
12After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
13After Abdominal Hysterectomy for Uterine Prolapse
14After Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
15After Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
16After Episiotomy
17After Heart Valve Surgery
18After Heart Valve Surgery (Pediatric)
19After Inferior Vena Cava Filter Placement
20After Inguinal Hernia Repair (Pediatric)
21After Laparoscopic Fallopian Tube Ligation
22After Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for Uterine Prolapse
23After Laparoscopic Treatment of Ectopic Pregnancy
24After Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery
25After Surgery for Pyloric Stenosis (Pediatric)
26After Umbilical Hernia Repair (Pediatric)
27Care After Breast Implants
28Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
29Discharge Instructions for Abdominal Hysterectomy
30Discharge Instructions for Acute Kidney Injury
31Discharge Instructions for Acute Pancreatitis
32Discharge Instructions for Addison Disease and Addisonian Crisis
33Discharge Instructions for Amniocentesis
34Discharge Instructions for Anaphylactic Shock
35Discharge Instructions for Anaphylactic Shock (Pediatric)
36Discharge Instructions for Angina
37Discharge Instructions for Ankle Arthroscopy
38Discharge Instructions for Ankle Surgery
39Discharge Instructions for Aortic Valve Stenosis
40Discharge Instructions for Asthma
41Discharge Instructions for Atrial Fibrillation
42Discharge Instructions for Balloon Breast Brachytherapy
43Discharge Instructions for Bariatric (Obesity) Surgery
44Discharge Instructions for Bone Marrow or Stem Cell Transplant
45Discharge Instructions for Brachytherapy
46Discharge Instructions for Breast Reduction
47Discharge Instructions for Bronchiectasis
48Discharge Instructions for Bronchiolitis (Pediatric)
49Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Brain
50Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Cervix
51Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Colon and Rectum
52Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Endometrium
53Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Esophagus
54Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Gallbladder
55Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Kidney
56Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Liver
57Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Lung
58Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Ovary
59Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Pancreas
60Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Testicles
61Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Thyroid
62Discharge Instructions for Cancer of the Uterus
63Discharge Instructions for Cardiac Ablation
64Discharge Instructions for Cardiomyopathy
65Discharge Instructions for Cardioversion
66Discharge Instructions for Carotid Artery Stenting
67Discharge Instructions for Carotid Endarterectomy
68Discharge Instructions for Carpal Tunnel Repair
69Discharge Instructions for Cellulitis
70Discharge Instructions for Cellulitis (Pediatric)
71Discharge Instructions for Cervical Disk Surgery
72Discharge Instructions for Cervical Fusion
73Discharge Instructions for Cesarean Section (C-Section)
74Discharge Instructions for Chemotherapy
75Discharge Instructions for Chronic Bronchitis
76Discharge Instructions for Chronic Kidney Disease
77Discharge Instructions for Chronic Pancreatitis
78Discharge Instructions for Circumcision
79Discharge Instructions for Cirrhosis of the Liver
80Discharge Instructions for Colostomy
81Discharge Instructions for Concussion
82Discharge Instructions for Coronary Angioplasty
83Discharge Instructions for Coronary Arteriography
84Discharge Instructions for Craniosynostosis
85Discharge Instructions for Craniotomy
86Discharge Instructions for Crohn's Disease
87Discharge Instructions for Croup
88Discharge Instructions for Cystic Fibrosis
89Discharge Instructions for Deep Vein Thrombosis
90Discharge Instructions for Diabetic Foot Ulcers
91Discharge Instructions for Dilation and Curettage (D and C)
92Discharge Instructions for Diverticulitis
93Discharge Instructions for Elbow Arthroscopy
94Discharge Instructions for Emphysema
95Discharge Instructions for Epididymitis
96Discharge Instructions for Epilepsy
97Discharge Instructions for Esophagectomy
98Discharge Instructions for Gallstones
99Discharge Instructions for Gastrectomy
100Discharge Instructions for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
101Discharge Instructions for Grave's Disease
102Discharge Instructions for Grave's Disease (Pediatric)
103Discharge Instructions for Guillain-Barré Syndrome
104Discharge Instructions for Gynecologic Surgery
105Discharge Instructions for Heart Attack
106Discharge Instructions for Heart Failure
107Discharge Instructions for Hemochromatosis
108Discharge Instructions for Hemorrhoid Surgery
109Discharge Instructions for Hepatic Angiography
110Discharge Instructions for Hepatitis C
111Discharge Instructions for High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
112Discharge Instructions for Hip Fracture Surgery
113Discharge Instructions for HIV Infection and AIDS
114Discharge Instructions for Hodgkin Disease
115Discharge Instructions for Hydatidiform Mole
116Discharge Instructions for Hydrocephalus (Pediatric)
117Discharge Instructions for Hypercalcemia
118Discharge Instructions for Hypercalcemia (Pediatric)
119Discharge Instructions for Hyperkalemia
120Discharge Instructions for Hyperkalemia (Pediatric)
121Discharge Instructions for Hypermagnesemia
122Discharge Instructions for Hypermagnesemia (Pediatric)
123Discharge Instructions for Hypernatremia
124Discharge Instructions for Hypernatremia (Pediatric)
125Discharge Instructions for Hyperphosphatemia
126Discharge Instructions for Hyperphosphatemia (Pediatric)
127Discharge Instructions for Hyperthyroidism
128Discharge Instructions for Hyperthyroidism (Pediatric)
129Discharge Instructions for Hypocalcemia
130Discharge Instructions for Hypocalcemia (Pediatric)
131Discharge Instructions for Hypokalemia
132Discharge Instructions for Hypokalemia (Pediatric)
133Discharge Instructions for Hypomagnesemia
134Discharge Instructions for Hypomagnesemia (Pediatric)
135Discharge Instructions for Hyponatremia
136Discharge Instructions for Hyponatremia (Pediatric)
137Discharge Instructions for Hypophosphatemia
138Discharge Instructions for Hypophosphatemia (Pediatric)
139Discharge Instructions for Hypothyroidism and Myxedema
140Discharge Instructions for Hypothyroidism and Myxedema (Pediatric)
141Discharge Instructions for Ileostomy
142Discharge Instructions for Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP)
143Discharge Instructions for Immunocompromised Patients
144Discharge Instructions for Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator (ICD)
145Discharge Instructions for Incontinence Surgery
146Discharge Instructions for Infective Endocarditis (IE)
147Discharge Instructions for Infective Endocarditis (Pediatric)
148Discharge Instructions for Internal Fixation of a Fractured Femur
149Discharge Instructions for Intussusception (Pediatric)
150Discharge Instructions for Kidney Biopsy
151Discharge Instructions for Knee Arthroscopy
152Discharge Instructions for Kyphoplasty
153Discharge Instructions for Laminectomy
154Discharge Instructions for Laparoscopic Appendectomy (Appendix Removal)
155Discharge Instructions for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
156Discharge Instructions for Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
157Discharge Instructions for Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
158Discharge Instructions for Laparoscopic Splenectomy
159Discharge Instructions for Laparoscopic Splenectomy (Pediatric)
160Discharge Instructions for Laparoscopic Treatment of Endometriosis
161Discharge Instructions for Laryngectomy
162Discharge Instructions for Laser Prostatectomy
163Discharge Instructions for Liver Biopsy
164Discharge Instructions for Lobectomy of the Lung
165Discharge Instructions for Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
166Discharge Instructions for Lumbar Fusion
167Discharge Instructions for Lung Biopsy
168Discharge Instructions for Malignant Hypertension
169Discharge Instructions for Mastectomy or Breast Lumpectomy
170Discharge Instructions for Mastoidectomy
171Discharge Instructions for Mastoidectomy (Pediatric)
172Discharge Instructions for Minimally Invasive Coronary Bypass Surgery
173Discharge Instructions for Miscarriage
174Discharge Instructions for Mitral Valve Stenosis
175Discharge Instructions for Multiple Sclerosis
176Discharge Instructions for Muscle Biopsy
177Discharge Instructions for Myasthenia Gravis
178Discharge Instructions for Nephrectomy
179Discharge Instructions for Nephrectomy (Pediatric)
180Discharge Instructions for Nerve/Muscle Biopsy
181Discharge Instructions for Newborn Jaundice
182Discharge Instructions for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
183Discharge Instructions for Oophorectomy
184Discharge Instructions for Open Appendectomy (Appendix Removal)
185Discharge Instructions for Open Cholecystectomy
186Discharge Instructions for Open Hernia Repair
187Discharge Instructions for Open Rotator Cuff Repair
188Discharge Instructions for Open Splenectomy
189Discharge Instructions for Open Splenectomy (Pediatric)
190Discharge Instructions for Orchiectomy
191Discharge Instructions for Osteomyelitis
192Discharge Instructions for Pacemaker Implantation
193Discharge Instructions for Parkinson’s Disease
194Discharge Instructions for Pediatric Epilepsy
195Discharge Instructions for Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
196Discharge Instructions for Pelvic Laparoscopy
197Discharge Instructions for Percutaneous Nephrostomy
198Discharge Instructions for Peripheral Angioplasty
199Discharge Instructions for Peripheral Vascular Disease
200Discharge Instructions for Pneumonectomy
201Discharge Instructions for Pneumonia
202Discharge Instructions for Pressure Ulcer
203Discharge Instructions for Prophylactic Mastectomy
204Discharge Instructions for Prostate Brachytherapy
205Discharge Instructions for Pulmonary Embolism
206Discharge Instructions for Pyelonephritis
207Discharge Instructions for Pyelonephritis (Pediatric)
208Discharge Instructions for Radiation Therapy
209Discharge Instructions for Radical Prostatectomy
210Discharge Instructions for Renal Angiography
211Discharge Instructions for Rhinoplasty
212Discharge Instructions for Scoliosis Surgery
213Discharge Instructions for Scoliosis Surgery (Pediatric)
214Discharge Instructions for Shoulder Arthroscopy
215Discharge Instructions for Sickle Cell Anemia and Sickle Cell Crisis (Pediatric)
216Discharge Instructions for Spinal Fusion
217Discharge Instructions for Stroke
218Discharge Instructions for Thyroidectomy
219Discharge Instructions for Total Abdominal Colectomy
220Discharge Instructions for Total Elbow Replacement
221Discharge Instructions for Total Hip Replacement Surgery
222Discharge Instructions for Total Knee Replacement
223Discharge Instructions for Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
224Discharge Instructions for Transurethral Bladder Tumor Resection
225Discharge Instructions for Tuberculosis (TB)
226Discharge Instructions for Tympanoplasty
227Discharge Instructions for Tympanoplasty (Pediatric)
228Discharge Instructions for Ulcerative Colitis
229Discharge Instructions for Uterine Fibroid Embolization
230Discharge Instructions for Varicose Vein Surgery
231Discharge Instructions for Ventricular Assist Device
232Discharge Instructions for Vertebroplasty
233Discharge Instructions for Wrist Arthroscopy
234Discharge Instructions: Adding Medication to Your Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Solution
235Discharge Instructions: Administering IV Antibiotics
236Discharge Instructions: Ascites Shunt Surgery
237Discharge Instructions: Biliary Catheter
238Discharge Instructions: Bladder Training with Suprapubic Catheter
239Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Abdominal Incision
240Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Acticoat Dressing
241Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Biobrane Dressing
242Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Central Line
243Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Gastrostomy Tube (G-Tube)
244Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Hemovac Drainage Tube
245Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Incision
246Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Indwelling Urinary Catheter
247Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Jackson Pratt Drainage Tube
248Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Jejunostomy Tube (J-Tube)
249Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Leg Bag
250Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Nasogastric Tube (NG Tube)
251Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)
252Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Suprapubic Catheter
253Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your T-Tube
254Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Transcyte Dressing
255Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Wound
256Discharge Instructions: Caring for Your Xeroform Dressing
257Discharge Instructions: Changing the Dressing on Your Central Line
258Discharge Instructions: Changing the Dressing on Your Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)
259Discharge Instructions: Changing Your Dressing
260Discharge Instructions: Changing Your Ostomy Pouch
261Discharge Instructions: Checking for Ketones
262Discharge Instructions: Checking Placement of Feeding Tube
263Discharge Instructions: Controlled Breathing
264Discharge Instructions: COPD
265Discharge Instructions: Coughing Techniques
266Discharge Instructions: Cranial Incision Care (Pediatric)
267Discharge Instructions: Eating a Clear Liquid Diet
268Discharge Instructions: Eating a Full Liquid Diet
269Discharge Instructions: Eating a High Fiber Diet
270Discharge Instructions: Eating a High Potassium Diet
271Discharge Instructions: Eating a Low Potassium Diet
272Discharge Instructions: Eating a Low-Copper Diet
273Discharge Instructions: Eating a Low-Salt Diet
274Discharge Instructions: Eating a Soft Diet
275Discharge Instructions: Flushing Your Central Venous Catheter
276Discharge Instructions: Flushing Your Feeding Tube
277Discharge Instructions: Flushing Your Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Catheter
278Discharge Instructions: Giving a Subcutaneous (Sub-Q) Injection
279Discharge Instructions: Giving an Intramuscular (IM) Injection in the Buttock
280Discharge Instructions: Giving Yourself an Intramuscular (IM) Injection
281Discharge Instructions: Giving Yourself an Intramuscular (IM) Injection in the Hip
282Discharge Instructions: Giving Yourself an Intramuscular (IM) Injection in the Thigh
283Discharge Instructions: Halo Ring and Vest Brace
284Discharge Instructions: Holter Monitor
285Discharge Instructions: Irrigating Your Colostomy
286Discharge Instructions: Jewett Brace
287Discharge Instructions: Limiting Fluids
288Discharge Instructions: Low Bacteria Diet
289Discharge Instructions: Miami J Collar (Cervical Neck Brace)
290Discharge Instructions: Philadelphia Collar (Neck Collar)
291Discharge Instructions: Pin Care
292Discharge Instructions: Plaster Cast Care
293Discharge Instructions: Plaster Cast Care (Pediatric)
294Discharge Instructions: Postsurgical Deep Breathing
295Discharge Instructions: Postsurgical Deep Coughing
296Discharge Instructions: Postural Drainage
297Discharge Instructions: Pursed-Lip Breathing
298Discharge Instructions: Removable Cast Care
299Discharge Instructions: Removable Cast Care (Pediatric)
300Discharge Instructions: Self Catheterization for Men
301Discharge Instructions: Self Catheterization for Women
302Discharge Instructions: Splint Care
303Discharge Instructions: Splint Care (Pediatric)
304Discharge Instructions: Taking a Rectal Temperature (Pediatric)
305Discharge Instructions: Taking Alpha-Blockers
306Discharge Instructions: Taking an Axillary Temperature (Pediatric)
307Discharge Instructions: Taking Antacids
308Discharge Instructions: Taking Antibiotics
309Discharge Instructions: Taking Antibiotics-Fluoroquinolones
310Discharge Instructions: Taking Antibiotics—Cephalosporins
311Discharge Instructions: Taking Antibiotics—Macrolides
312Discharge Instructions: Taking Anticoagulants
313Discharge Instructions: Taking Beta-Blockers
314Discharge Instructions: Taking Blood Pressure Medications
315Discharge Instructions: Taking Bronchodilators
316Discharge Instructions: Taking Calcium Channel Blockers
317Discharge Instructions: Taking Cardiac Glycosides
318Discharge Instructions: Taking Coumadin (Warfarin)
319Discharge Instructions: Taking Diuretics
320Discharge Instructions: Taking Fast-Acting Nitroglycerin
321Discharge Instructions: Taking Long-Acting Nitroglycerin
322Discharge Instructions: Taking Medicine Safely
323Discharge Instructions: Taking Nitrates
324Discharge Instructions: Taking Statins
325Discharge Instructions: Taking Vasodilators
326Discharge Instructions: Taking Your Blood Pressure
327Discharge Instructions: Taking Your Pulse
328Discharge Instructions: Thoraco-Lumbar Sacral Orthosis (TLSO) Brace
329Discharge Instructions: Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) (Overview)
330Discharge Instructions: Tracheostomy or Stoma Care
331Discharge Instructions: Traveling with Oxygen
332Discharge Instructions: Unna Boot
333Discharge Instructions: Unna Boot (Pediatric)
334Discharge Instructions: Using a Cane
335Discharge Instructions: Using a Cold Water Therapy Device
336Discharge Instructions: Using a Continuous Passive Motion Machine
337Discharge Instructions: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
338Discharge Instructions: Using a Peak Flow Meter
339Discharge Instructions: Using a Walker
340Discharge Instructions: Using a Walker on Stairs and Steps
341Discharge Instructions: Using a Walker to Get In and Out of a Car
342Discharge Instructions: Using a Walker to Get Up and Down from a Chair
343Discharge Instructions: Using a Walker to Go Through Doors
344Discharge Instructions: Using a Walker to Go Up and Down Curbs
345Discharge Instructions: Using an Auto-Injector
346Discharge Instructions: Using an EpiPen Auto-Injector
347Discharge Instructions: Using an Incentive Spirometer
348Discharge Instructions: Using an Incentive Spirometer (Tracheostomy Tube)
349Discharge Instructions: Using Crutches (Non-Weight-Bearing)
350Discharge Instructions: Using Crutches (Weight-Bearing)
351Discharge Instructions: Using Injection Pens
352Discharge Instructions: Using Oxygen at Home
353Discharge Instructions: Using Sterile Glove Technique
354Discharge Instructions: Wound Packing
355Discharge Instructions: Wrapping Your Stump, Below the Knee
356Giving Yourself an Intramuscular Injection in the Arm
357Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura (Pediatric)
358Pendulum Exercise for Use with Shoulder Repair Surgeries
359Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
360Sickle Cell Anemia
361Taking Medication Through a Feeding Tube

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