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  • Cardiac Nuclear Imaging (Nuclear Stress Test)

    Cardiac nuclear imaging measures the flow of blood in your heart at rest and then during exercise. Learn what to expect before, during, and after the test.

  • Care of the Baby in the Delivery Room

    A newborn baby is wet from the amniotic fluid and can easily become cold. Drying the baby and using warm blankets and heat lamps can help prevent heat loss. Often a knitted hat is placed on the baby's head.

  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML): Newly Diagnosed

    Being told you have chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team to help.

  • Cuts and Wounds of the Nose

    Most minor nose wounds can be handled at home, but a wound or bruise that also involves one or both eyes needs immediate medical attention.

  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in Newborns

    CMV (cytomegalovirus) is a herpes virus. It is very common. It affects people of all ages and in all parts of the U.S. In most cases CMV causes mild symptoms, or no symptoms at all. But it can cause serious problems in an unborn baby or newborn.

  • Diabetic Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)

    Diabetic kidney disease is kidney disease that is caused by diabetes. Here's what you need to know about this condition.

  • Diagnosing Neurologic Disorders in Children: Possible Tests

    This sheet describes possible tests used to diagnose and gather information about neurologic disorders in children. Your child’s healthcare provider will tell you which of these tests your child's needs.

  • Discharge Instructions for Nephrectomy

    You had a procedure called a nephrectomy to remove a kidney because one of your kidneys was not working correctly or because there was a tumor. You can live a normal, healthy life with one kidney.

  • Discharge Instructions for Nephrectomy (Child)

    Your child had a nephrectomy. His or her kidney was taken out because it wasn’t working properly. It was putting your child at risk of future problems, such as dangerous infections or high blood pressure. Now your child can live a normal, healthy life with one kidney. Here’s what you’ll need to know about caring for your child after surgery.

  • Discharge Instructions for Nerve/Muscle Biopsy

    You had a nerve/muscle biopsy, a procedure used to identify a disease or to check the condition of your nerves, muscle, or both. The following instructions will help you care for your incision after the procedure.