This guide provides information on 120 key outcome indicators for evaluation of statewide comprehensive tobacco prevention and control programs. Indicators are organized by evidence-based logic models. Detailed information is provided for each indicator, including indicator definition, example data sources and measures, and graphic depictions of expert panel ratings across various criteria, such as overall quality and resource utilization.
This guide addresses the following topics:...
This patient guide is based on the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s recommendations for preventing nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy and radiation treatment for cancer.
The patient guide addresses the following topics:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Recommendations for preventing nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy
- Recommendations for preventing nausea and vomiting caused by radiation therapy
- What this means for patients
This tool by the American Cancer Society provides lists of questions to guide women with breast cancer in talking with their cancer care team.
The questions are organized into the following sections:
- When you’re told you have breast cancer
- When deciding on a treatment plan
- Before treatment
- During and after treatment
- Other questions I need answered (blank template for additional questions)
This tool provides tips to patients on safe medication use. It outlines steps they should take at the doctor’s office, at the pharmacy, and at home.
The Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) Community Action Toolkit was developed to provide campaign partners with the instructions, tools, and resources necessary to implement community campaign activities in their local markets. This toolkit helps raise awareness of P.A.D. with consistent messages and materials. Organizations can customize messages and materials to address their specific needs.
This kit is organized into the following categories:
- Campaign overview
This resource guide is for service providers who work with parents and children. It describes strategies and activities that reduce risk and promote protective factors associated with the prevention of child abuse.
This guide includes the following material:
- The five protective factors
- Promoting the five protective factors
- Nurturing and attachment
- Knowledge of parenting and of child and youth development ...
A safety checklist program can help administrators, coordinators, and teachers bring their schools into compliance with Federal or State Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. This information can also be used by colleges and universities with occupational safety and health programs. The checklists in this guide are based primarily on the regulations and standards of OSHA, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and other Federal agencies.
This patient education guide provides information for people recently diagnosed with lung cancer to help them understand their condition.
This patient education guide addresses the following topics:
- A team approach
- Making the diagnosis
- Staging of cancer
- Clinical studies
- Living with lung cancer
This 151-page resource guide was developed as a learning tool for State officials who want to improve the quality of health care for people with asthma in their States. The guide is designed to help officials assess quality of care, using State-level data, and fashion quality improvement strategies suited to State conditions. The Resource Guide and its complementary Workbook can serve as tools for sharing the expertise, ideas, knowledge, and solutions of those involved in...
This tool is a step-by-step guide to helping people with heart disease make decisions that will protect and improve their heart health. It provides information about lifestyle habits, medicines, and other treatments that can lessen the chances of having a heart attack.
This guide addresses the following topics:
- Heart disease: A wakeup call
- What is heart disease?
- Getting tested for heart disease
- Controlling your risk factors
- You and your doctor...