Request Appointment

Fairview Health Articles for Topic

Hospital Care


ID Article
1Advance Medical Directive
2An Agent's Role for Durable Power of Attorney
3Anesthesia: Before You Receive Anesthesia
4Anesthesia: General Anesthesia
5Anesthesia: Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC)
6Anesthesia: Regional Anesthesia
7Bathroom Safety After Surgery
8Before Surgery: Preparing Your Home
9Bloodborne Pathogens: After an Accident
10Bloodborne Pathogens: OSHA Regulations
11Bloodborne Pathogens: Understanding Controls
12Bolus Tube Feeding
13Caring for a Drainage Tube
14Caring for Your PD Catheter and Exit Site
15Central Line (Central Venous Access Device)
16Choosing an Agent
17Clostridium difficile Infection
18Colostomy: Changing Your Pouch
19Communicating About Pain
20Complementary Care for Pain
21Continuous Tube Feeding
22Deep Breathing
23Delivering Pain Medicine
24Discharge Instructions: Administering IV Antibiotics
25Discharge Instructions: After Your Surgery
26Emptying and Cleaning Your Urinary Catheter Bag
27Exercises to Prevent Falls
28Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-(ESBL)-Producing Bacteria
29Flushing an IV Catheter
30Gastrostomy Feeding Tube Care: Flushing
31Giving a Subcutaneous (Sub-Q) Injection
32Handwashing: Tips for Patients, Family, and Friends
33Health Care-Associated Pneumonia
34Incision Care
35Incision Care After Vaginal Birth
36Incision Care: Abdomen
37Incision Care: Chest
38Inside the ICU (Intensive Care Unit)
39Intensive Care Guidelines
40Intensive Care Unit (ICU): What You Can Do for Your Loved One
41IV Care: Clean Setup
42IV Care: Using IV Antibiotics
43IV Catheter Site Care
44Life Support
45Managing Post-Op Pain at Home: Medicines
46Managing Post-Op Pain at Home: Non-Medication Relief
47Maximizing Surgical Safety
48Measuring Your Pain
49Medicine for Pain
50Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Infection
51Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs)
52Nutrition After Surgery
53Ostomy Care: Emptying Your Pouch
54Pain Management After Surgery
55PD Catheter Access: Placing the Catheter
56Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC)
57Postsurgery Checklist
58Postsurgical Coughing
59Preparing for Outpatient Surgery
60Presurgery Checklist
61Preventing Central Line Infections
62Preventing Falls: Are You At Risk of Falling?
63Preventing Falls: How to Prepare and What to Do
64Preventing Falls: In the Hospital
65Preventing Falls: Make Your Health a Priority
66Preventing Falls: Making Changes in Your Living Space
67Preventing Falls: Moving Safely Out of a Chair and Bed
68Preventing Falls: Moving Safely Outside
69Preventing Falls: Moving Safely Using a Cane or Walker
70Preventing Falls: Staying Active
71Preventing Surgical Site Infections
72Preventing the Spread of Infection
73Preventing the Spread of Infection: Understanding Isolation Procedures
74Receiving IV Chemotherapy
75Recognizing and Treating Wound Infection
76Removing Life Support
77Self Blood Donation
78Self-Catheterization for Men
79Self-Catheterization for Women
80Staff Ed: Airborne Transmission
81Staff Ed: Cleaning Up Contamination
82Staff Ed: Gloves and Other PPE
83Staff Ed: Handwashing
84Staff Ed: Needles and Other Sharps
85Staff Ed: Preventing Hepatitis B and C
86Staff Ed: Preventing HIV Infection
87Staff Ed: Removing Gloves Safely
88Staph Infection (non-MRSA)
89Suture Care
90Transmission-Based Precautions: Contact
91Tube Feeding: Skin and Mouth Care
92Tuberculosis (TB)
93Types of Anesthesia
94Understanding Blood and Blood Components
95Understanding Blood Donation Before Surgery
96Understanding Bloodborne Pathogens
97Understanding DNR Orders
98Understanding Healthcare Facilities
99Understanding PEG Tube Feeding
100Understanding Restraints
101Understanding the Pain Response
102Understanding Ventilators
103Urostomy: Caring for Your Stoma
104Urostomy: Changing Your Pouch
105Urostomy: Emptying Your Pouch
106Urostomy: Maintaining Your Health
107Urostomy: Managing Skin Problems
108Urostomy: Selecting Your Pouch
109Urostomy: Using a Night Drainage System
110Using a PCA Pump
111Using an Incentive Spirometer
112VRE Infection
113What Is a Urostomy?
114What Is Intensive Care?
115What Is Pneumonia?
116When to Use the Emergency Department (ED)
117When You Need a Blood Transfusion (Adult)
118Wound Care

Discrimination is Against the Law. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws. We do not discriminate against, exclude or treat people differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.
 Visit Other Fairview Sites 
(c) 2012 Fairview Health Services. All rights reserved.