Setting of Care
This one-page tool, in Microsoft(r) Word format, uses the colors of a stoplight to guide patients in managing their asthma symptoms. The tool is divided into green (“all clear”), yellow (“caution”), and red (“medical alert”) zones. For each zone, the tool provides signs and symptoms and allows the health care provider to give specific instructions for managing the condition, including guidance on when to seek emergency medical assistance.
This guide provides information to people with HIV infection about how to prevent infection from a pet. This information is also available in Spanish.
This guide addresses the following questions:
- Should I keep my pets?
- What kinds of infections could I get from an animal?
- What can I do to protect myself from infections spread by animals?
- I have a job that involves working with animals. Should I quit?
- Can someone with HIV give it to their pets...
This algorithm is derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline, Management of Diabetes Mellitus, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense (VA/DoD). It is intended to:
- Promote evidence-based management of individuals with diabetes
- Identify the critical decision points in management of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM), such as glycemic control, evaluation of the eyes and feet, and comorbid conditions (e.g....
Patients can use this form to keep track of all their medicines and supplements. Patients are encouraged to show it to their doctors and pharmacist at each visit and ask them to check for unnecessary duplications or medicines that could interact to cause harm.
This form includes the following fields to be completed by the patient:
- Name of medicine or product
- How much do I take?
- When and how do I take it?
- Why do I take it?
This tool, part of The Heart Truth Campaign, presents 10 recommendations for women’s heart health.
This Web page contains children’s environmental health tips for every day in October, in observance of Children’s Health Month. These tips and related resources introduce prevention activities to keep children safe at home and at school.
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 guide provides information about eating fish to women who are or may become pregnant, or are nursing.
This tool presents the following information:
- Fish not to eat
- Fish to eat (up to 1 serving [6 ounces] per week)
- Fish to eat (Up to 2 servings [12 ounces] per week)
- Checking before eating fish caught in local waters
- Eating a variety of small, young, non-fatty fish
This guide will help transplant patients learn how to navigate the transplantation process. It can also serve as a journal during visits with the transplant team.
This guide addresses the following topics:
- The transplant experience
- The transplant team
- What are transplant centers?
- What are organ procurement organizations?
- Support groups and other contacts
- The national waiting list
- Waiting for a transplant...
This poster is part of a toolkit for coaches called Heads Up: Concussion in High School Sports. The poster presents signs and symptoms of concussion and encourages high school athletes to report symptoms to their coach.