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.
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.
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.
A venous malformation is when the veins are thinner and more open (dilated) than normal. This causes slow blood flow, and the veins do not tighten and expand as they should. This can cause blood clots to form. Learn more about these malformations and how they are treated.
A skin adhesive is a type of glue that can be used to hold the wound edges together. This sheet explains when and how a skin adhesive is used.
The lymphatic system collects extra fluid from the tissues of the body and carries it back to the veins. With a lymphatic malformation the system is not formed normally. This leads to swollen or enlarged soft tissues and bones. Learn more about these malformations and how they are treated.