Patient Handouts/Teaching Sheets are written by Children's Hospital staff and are updated regularly. They include the most important information for families to know when caring for their child. The most commonly used Teaching Sheets can be found by searching below. Click to see the full set of Teaching Sheets.
This sheet describes symptoms and treatments for shin splints, an irritation of the lower leg muscles.
Many children have bowlegs or knock-knees. Find out what you need to know about them and how they are treated.
Describes how to use the VAC Via Therapy unit, which helps wounds heal.
Rheumatic heart disease is damage to the heart valves caused by rheumatic fever. Rheumatic fever starts with a strep throat caused by bacteria. Learn about the symptoms and treatment of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.
Helpful information for caregivers on how to help a child who is having a seizure.
Learn about V.A.C. Therapy, a system with a soft vacuum in it that may be used to help large, or serious wounds heal.
An IVP is an x-ray exam done to see the urine flow and how the kidneys work.
This sheet tells you how to use and remove Mepiform, a soft silicone dressing for scar care.
Tells you how to use Albustix®, a testing strip that checks your child’s urine for protein.