This pamphlet provides specific instructions after carpal tunnel surgery for Dr. Pickett's patients. It reviews information about positioning, the dressing, follow-up, managing discomfort, and problems that need medical attention right away.
Care instructions are provided for hand surgery, suture (stitch) line care, and for a suture line with Steri-Strips®. Possible problems you may encounter and specific instructions are provided. A space to record your follow-up plan is given on the back cover of the pamphlet along with contact information. The French version of this pamphlet 1797, "Soins à dispenser après votre intervention de chirurgie plastique", is also available.
After your hand surgery, you will need to learn how to care for your suture lines (with a dressing, without a dressing, and with Steri-Strips™). Please check with your health care provider about suture removal. Contact information for Dr. Morris is given in case you have problems and/or complications.
Special care instructions are given for sutures (stitches) with a dressing, with Steri-Strips™, and without a dressing. Important tips and a list of symptoms that need the attention of your family health care provider are listed.
An implanted vascular access device (IVAD) is a small device that goes into a large vein just above your heart. This makes it easier to give you intravenous (IV) medications and to take blood samples. It is also called a “port” or “port-a-cath.” A port is placed under your skin below your collarbone. Topics include: benefits, how it works, how to get ready for surgery, what to expect during and after surgery, care at home, and taking care of your port. A space to write your doctor's name and ph…
This test is sometimes called a spinal tap. A small amount of fluid is taken out from the space around your spinal cord that is fluid-filled. The cells in the fluid are studied under a microscope in a lab to check for any problems.This pamphlet explains how the test is done, how long it takes and follow-up care.
Des directives particulières de soins sont fournies pour les sutures effectuées avec des bandelettes Steri-StripMC, sans pansement. D’importants conseils et une liste des symptômes à porter à l’attention de votre médecin sont présentés. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Taking Care of Your Stitches" pamphlet 1689. Special care instructions are given for stitches (sutures) with a dressing, with Steri-Strips™, and without a dressing. Important tips and a list of symptoms that need the a…
Your varicose veins have been injected with a special medication during a treatment called sclerotherapy. This medication causes a blockage in your varicose veins. This forces the blood to go around the blockage and travel through nearby healthier veins, increasing blood flow in your legs. This pamphlet gives specific directions to prevent blood clots from forming in your healthy veins. Mild side effects and a list of symptoms that require immediate medical attention are provided.
Le présent dépliant fournit des directives de soins pour la chirurgie de la main, les points de suture et les sutures effectuées au moyen des bandelettes Steri-StripMC. On y traite aussi des problèmes possibles et d’instructions précises à suivre. Un espace pour indiquer votre plan de suivi et les coordonnées des personnes à joindre est fourni à l’arrière du dépliant. ; This pamphlet is a French translation of "Care After Your Plastic Surgery Procedure" pamphlet 1680. Care instructions are prov…
Special care instructions are given for stitches (sutures) with a dressing, with Steri-Strips™, and without a dressing. Important tips and a list of symptoms that need the attention of your doctor are listed. The French version of this pamphlet 1798, "Prendre soin de votre suture", is also available.