This brochure presents information on preventing transient ischemic attacks (TIAs).
This brochure addresses the following questions:
- What are TIAs?
- What are the symptoms of TIAs?
- What are the different causes of TIAs?
- How is the cause of TIA diagnosed?
- How can TIAs be managed?
This tool is a table of available anti-HIV medications, showing brand, generic, and other names for each medication. By clicking on the name of the drug, the user can access the AIDSInfo fact sheet for the medication. The table and the fact sheets are available in both English and Spanish.
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 National Women’s Heath Information Center (NWHIC) provides a gateway to the vast array of Federal and other women’s health information resources. This Web site can help users link to, read, and download a wide variety of materials related to women’s health developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), other Federal agencies, and private sector organizations.
The Web site includes the following major sections:
- About womenshealth.gov
This calculator uses information from the Framingham Heart Study to estimate 10-year risk for “hard” coronary heart disease (CHD) outcomes (myocardial infarction and coronary death). This tool is designed to estimate risk in adults aged 20 and older who do not have heart disease or diabetes.
Clinicians can calculate patients’ 10-year risk of developing hard CHD by entering the following information into the tool:
This Small Steps. Big Rewards. GAME PLAN kit describes the steps that consumers can take to prevent diabetes and live a longer, healthier life. It is based on the lifestyle modification strategies used in the diabetes prevention program, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health.
This kit includes the following information and tools:
- Overview of the Small Steps. Big Rewards. GAME PLAN
- Am I at risk for type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes?
Derived from the evidence-based clinical practice guideline Management of Dyslipidemia, developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense, these algorithms will assist clinicians in screening, treating, and providing followup care for patients with dyslipidemia.
These algorithms include the following steps:
- Module A: Screening
- Module B: Initiation of therapy
- Module C: Followup treatment
This six-page fact sheet, part of the Stay in Circulation national awareness campaign, answers key questions about peripheral arterial disease (P.A.D.) in African Americans and provides steps patients can take to reduce their risk.
This tool provides the following information:
- What is P.A.D.?
- What causes P.A.D.?
- What are the signs and symptoms of P.A.D.?
- How is P.A.D. diagnosed?
- Medical and family history
- Physical exam
This guide will take patients recently diagnosed with endometrial cancer through the basics of what they need to know about their treatment.
This guide addresses the following topics:
- Endometrial cancer: An overview
- Working with your treatment team
- Talking with your treatment team
- Radiation therapy
- Hormone therapy
- Living with cancer...
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