IOM Domains of Quality
This tool is a quick reference guide for health care professionals discussing fertility preservation with cancer patients. This tool includes:
- A table summary of the various fertility preservation options for males and females
- Patient-physician discussion points
This fact sheet presents highlights of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on screening for hepatitis C in adults.
Topics addressed include:
- What does the USPSTF recommend?
- How effective is screening for hepatitis C?
- Who may be at increased risk for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection?
- How effective is treatment?
- What are the harms of screening for hepatitis C?
- What are the harms of treatment?
This cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about skin cancer screening.
Information about the following is included in this summary:
- Skin cancer incidence and mortality statistics and information about skin cancer risk factors
- Skin cancer...
This fact sheet provides information about reading food labels to find foods that are lower in sodium.
This fact sheet addresses the following topics:
- Information on the food label
- Amount per serving
- Number of servings
- Percent daily value
This four-page checklist was developed by the National Center for Cultural Competence as part of a series to assist organizations and systems of care in developing policies, structures, and practices that support cultural and linguistic competence. It focuses on systems of care and organizations concerned with the delivery of services and supports to children with special health care needs and to their families.
This checklist addresses the following topics:
- Creating a...
The goal of this 87-page curriculum is to help health professionals and others who work with college students to identify and treat students who are at risk for or have alcohol-related problems. The methods presented are based on science and clinical experience and have been tested and used in a variety of settings. The protocols were specifically designed for busy, high-volume practices.
The curriculum is divided into the following teaching modules:
- Epidemiology and...
These posters are designed to generate interest about the dangers of drinking during pregnancy and to encourage women and significant others to seek additional information. Posters may be ordered or downloaded in PDF format. A customizable “drop-in” poster allows different groups and tribal organizations to customize the text and photo for their own use.
This workbook provides information and guidance to women that can help them make a decision about whether hormone replacement therapy (HRT) would be a good choice for them.
The workbook should prepare patients to discuss HRT with their health care provider. Topics presented include:
- Personal health quizzes
- Coronary heart disease
- Breast cancer
- Putting it all together
- A guide to talking with...
This book is a guide patients can refer to throughout chemotherapy treatment. It includes facts about chemotherapy and its side effects and also highlights ways patients can care for themselves before, during, and after treatment.
This patient guide addresses the following topics:
- Questions and answers about chemotherapy
- Tips for meeting with your doctor or nurse
- Your feelings during chemotherapy
- Side effects and ways to manage them
- Foods to...
The National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA’s) Report Card for Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organizations (MBHO) is an interactive tool that makes quality information about MBHOs more accessible to employers, health plans, and consumers. The MBHO Report Card informs consumers about the MBHOs that have undergone NCQA’s thorough, expert evaluation. Users can view the entire MBHO list or selected MBHOs.
The MBHO Report Card provides the following information: