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Developing Print Material Recommended Outlines Please consider the topics listed on the left under Content to ensure that all the important topics are included in the pamphlet you are developing. It is necessary to use headings and subheadings to divide your information into different topics. The column on the right provides potential titles for the various sections.

1. Diagnostic Tests/Procedures Content

Headings/Subheadings

• Definition and purpose of test

• • • • • • • •

• General information about test Provide phone number for additional information • Potential risks of test • Preparation - day before test - parking - day of test - include information re medications • Describe test • Instructions after test

• • • •

What is a __________________? Why is this test done? Who will do the test? Where will the test be done? How long will the test take? Are there any risks with this test? How do I get ready for the test? Where will I park?

How is the test done? Care at home Call your doctor if you have: If your doctor is not available go to the nearest Emergency Department. • Visit to your doctor/other health care professionals.

• Follow-up care

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DevelopingPatientMaterials  

1 Keeping Patient/Family Pamphlet Print Materials Updated in Clinical Areas ......... 36 Evaluation of Collaboration with Patient Education...

DevelopingPatientMaterials  

1 Keeping Patient/Family Pamphlet Print Materials Updated in Clinical Areas ......... 36 Evaluation of Collaboration with Patient Education...

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