This summary provides patients with information on treatment options for rectal cancer.
This summary addresses the following topics:
- General information about rectal cancer
- Stages of rectal cancer
- Recurrent rectal cancer
- Treatment option overview
- Treatment options by stage
- Stage 0 (carcinoma in situ)
- Stage I rectal cancer
- Stage II rectal cancer
- Stage III rectal cancer
- Stage IV...
This Guide to Action for Families highlights key issues related to underage drinking found in the complete Call to Action To Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking. It provides families with steps they can take against underage drinking in one’s home, family, community, and across the country.
This 12-page guide provides summary information on bulimia nervosa and treatment to help families and friends who want to support someone with the disorder. This tool summarizes an in-depth treatment resource guide and interactive Web site.
This guide addresses the following topics:
- What is bulimia nervosa?
- Who develops bulimia nervosa?
- What causes bulimia nervosa?
- Risk factors for developing bulimia nervosa
- Can bulimia be prevented?...
This tool provides employers with simple steps to ensure access for applicants with disabilities.
This tool addresses the following topics:
- Job analysis
- Medical information
- Worksite accessibility
- Resources to assist
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 pocket guide provides a flowchart of the three aspects of lipid-related care described in the clinical practice guideline on the management of dyslipidemia: screening, initiation of therapy, and followup treatment.
This booklet has been created to help patients and their families through the process of organ transplantation and to provide the information needed to make knowledgeable health care decisions.
This booklet addresses the following topics:
- Preparing for your transplant
- The transplant process
- Living donation
- Developing a financial strategy
- Life after transplant
- Promoting organ and tissue donation
This 68-page guide is designed to help consumers find and compare nursing homes. It can help families make the best choice when planning ahead or when they need to make an unexpected decision.
This guide includes the following sections:
- Important information if you have Medicare
- For readers who are helping another person choose a nursing home
- How to use this booklet
- Who can help answer questions?
- Choosing the type of...
This lung health curriculum features lessons and a resource section designed with both the teacher and the student in mind. The lessons are specifically tailored for delivery to elementary school children in grades 3/4 and 5/6.
This educational guide is designed to help students:
- Develop a basic understanding of the lungs and asthma
- Learn ways that they can support classmates with asthma
- Develop a basic understanding of the lungs and the health effects of...
This Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) training manual has been designed to assist with the administration and coding of the CAM, and to provide supplementary information for interested clinical investigators.
The CAM improves the identification and recognition of delirium in geriatric patients. CAM enables non-psychiatrically trained clinicians to identify delirium quickly and accurately in both clinical and research settings on the basis of an interview with the patient that...