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Inpatient Information

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As a result of illness or injury, patients may be referred to an Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit to receive intensive treatment and therapy. A multidisciplinary team of doctors, therapists, and other healthcare professionals will work with the patient on a plan specifically designed to focus on his or her rehabilitation needs. As a resource for patients, we have developed a manual, Rehab and Beyond, which describes the entire inpatient experience.

The University of Washington's reputation as one of the top three rehabilitation programs in the nation is a result of the safe, high-quality medical care we provide to our patients and their families. Our Inpatient Rehabilitation Units are staffed with expert caregivers, who work in partnership with their patients to maximize independence and realize potential.

For more information on inpatient care, please explore the links below:

Featured Patient Care Article

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) & Bladder Management

After Spinal Cord Injury, the bladder, along with the rest of the body, undergoes dramatic changes. Since messages between the bladder and the brain cannot travel up and down the spinal cord, the voiding pattern described above is not possible.

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Featured Patient Story

Stacy Rosevear

Stacy RosevearFollowing a massive stroke at age 27, Stacy Rosevear found herself paralyzed. A ventilator helped her breathe and she was fed through a tube. She was scared, but thankfully not alone.
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