Next Steps After Your Diagnosis: Finding Information and Support

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Next Steps After Your Diagnosis: Finding Information and Support

Description

This tool offers general advice to help patients learn more about their medical problem and how it can be treated. A video Web program based on the booklet tells viewers what experts have to say about coming to grips with illness.

The 28-page booklet addresses the following topics:

  • Step 1: Take the time you need
  • Step 2: Get the support you need
  • Step 3: Talk with your doctor
  • Step 4: Seek out information
  • Step 5: Decide on a treatment plan
  • Where to find more information

Developer:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Funding Sources:

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

History

Release Date: 2005
Review Date: 2005
Recent Summary: November 2005
Original Summary: October 2005
Last Updated: 12/18/13

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