Stage of Care
This slide set “Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings - Core” and accompanying speaker notes provide an overview of the Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings published in 2002.
This slide presentation addresses the following hand hygiene topics:
- So why all the fuss about hand hygiene?
- Evidence of relationship between hand hygiene and health care-associated infections
- Hand hygiene adherence in hospitals
This interactive tool will send an e-mail message each year reminding you or someone you know to “Please schedule your mammogram today.” You can choose the month for delivery of the reminder.
This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the treatment of melanoma.
Information about the following is included in this summary:
- Prognostic factors
- Cellular classification
- Treatment options by cancer stage
This fact sheet provides general information for children with diabetes about their disease.
This fact sheet addresses the following topics:
- What is diabetes?
- What types of diabetes do kids get?
- How do you manage diabetes?
- Why do you get type 2 diabetes?
- Why do you need to take care of your diabetes?
This 36-page guidebook, part of the You Can! Steps to Healthier Aging Campaign, will help community organizations increase the number of older people who stay active and healthy by implementing a simple 12-week nutrition and walking program.
The guidebook addresses the following topics:
- Setting up your program
- Week 1:
- Eat better for health
- Orientation and enrollment
- Week 2:
- Move more for health
- Orientation to step...
This tool, developed by the American Academy of Neurology, provides guidelines that summarize the best research on recognizing, diagnosing, and providing treatment options for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.
This tool addresses the following topics:
- How can you recognize Alzheimer’s disease?
- How does a doctor diagnose Alzheimer’s disease?
- What are the treatment and care options available today?
- Where can you find more resources?...
This Web site offers Federally-developed interactive tools and other resources to help community organizations and partnerships in their efforts to support youth. Included are tools and resources to help form effective partnerships, assess community assets, understand risk factors and protective factors, generate maps of local and Federal resources, and search for evidence-based youth programs.
Let’s Talk About Stroke is a series of downloadable patient information sheets, created by the American Stroke Association, that presents information in a question-and-answer format that’s brief, easy to follow, and easy to read. They can be used by physicians to foster communication with patients about stroke. Some are available in Spanish as well as English.
The patient information sheets cover two general topics: stroke prevention and life after stroke.
This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about colorectal cancer prevention.
This summary addresses the following topics:
- Summary of evidence
- Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
- Postmenopausal hormone use
- Diet modification
- Polyp removal
- Incidence and mortality
- Definition of...
Many communities and organizations lack the resources to create new health promotion materials that address the cultural and linguistic needs of their local populations. This 12-page guide aims to assist these groups in making appropriate choices among existing materials and provides recommendations for adapting such materials for use in health promotion efforts.
This guide addresses the following topics:
- Values and guiding principles for assuring cultural and linguistic...