Stage of Care
This pocket guide is derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline Management of Post Traumatic Stress, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense. It focuses on the evaluation and triage of post-traumatic acute stress reaction (ASR).
This pocket guide addresses the following topics:
- Initial evaluation and triage (algorithm)
- ASR assessment
- ASR immediate needs
- ASR acute interventions...
The Atlas of the Body tool is a Web site that contains 25 anatomy and medical illustrations of the body (including the brain, circulatory system, respiratory system, muscles, nervous system, female reproductive system, and skeleton) to enhance the physician’s patient education sessions. Each illustration is accompanied by a brief paragraph describing the various parts of each body organ/system.
Available diagrams include:
- Effects of...
This brochure provides information about the connection between tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
This tool addresses the following questions:
- What is TB?
- How is TB spread?
- What are the symptoms of TB?
- What is the difference between TB disease and TB infection?
- Why is it important to know if I have TB and HIV infections?
- What is a TB skin test?
- What must I do if I have TB infection or TB...
This questionnaire provides patients with information about managing their arthritis.
This tool addresses the following topics:
- Getting the care you need
- Talking to your doctor
- Taking your medicine
- Your body signs
- Taking care of yourself
- Dealing with stress
This Web site provides consumers with detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. Other resources are available at the site to help consumers with their nursing home choices.
This Web site includes the following sections:
- Find–Search for nursing homes by:
- ZIP code
This tool is evidence-based and designed to help men understand which medical checkup tests they need to stay healthy at any age. It addresses the following topics:
- Screening tests for men: What you need and when
- Daily steps to health
- Should you take medicines to prevent disease?
This Web page provides seven guidelines for preventing exposure to carbon monoxide in the home.
A PDF version of this tool can be downloaded in English, as well as the following languages:
- Haitian Creole
This multicomponent toolkit provides materials to facilitate the implementation of assertive community treatment (ACT) by mental health consumers, families and other supporters, practitioners and clinical supervisors, mental health program leaders, and public mental health authorities. ACT is a team-based approach to delivering comprehensive and flexible treatment, support, and services to help people stay out of the hospital and develop skills for living in the community. ACT offers...
This chart presents the following categories of screening and immunization recommendations for men in different age groups:
- General health
- Heart health
- Prostate health
- Reproductive health
- Colorectal health
- Eye and ear health
- Skin health
- Oral health
- Mental health screening
This fact sheet addresses planning healthy meals and provides tips for making healthy food choices.
This fact sheet addresses the following topics:
- Are home cooked meals healthier than eating out?
- Is there an easy system for planning healthy meals?
- Menu map
- How to use your menu map
- Good ideas for healthy meals
- Tips for making healthy food choices when eating out