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3. Medical Condition Content

Headings/Subheadings

• Briefly describe condition

• What is ______________? • What causes ___________?

• Is it inherited? • Symptoms of condition • What are the symptoms of _______? • How is ____________ diagnosed? • Recovery in-hospital • How is ______________ treated? Treatment: Life style/Staying healthy What can I do to help myself? - Stop smoking - Activity - Healthy eating - Managing stress • Side effects and risks of medications • Your medicines • Care at home • At home OR • Recovering at home Life style - Activity/Sexual activity - Exercise/Sports - Healthy eating - Your medicines - Supplies/Special equipment - Returning to work - Managing stress/Coping • Symptoms to report to physician • Call your doctor if you have: • Follow-up care • Visit to your doctor/other health care professionals • Other treatments • Resources • Who can help me in the community? • In many conditions it is not necessary to do recovery in-hospital and care at home separately.

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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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