Teaching Sheets

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.

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Immunizations to protect your child #1201
November 25, 2014
Learn why vaccines are important for your child's health.
How to blend foods #1248
November 25, 2014

Learn the best way to blend foods for your child.

Mepiform on healed scars #1081
November 06, 2014

This sheet tells you how to use and remove Mepiform, a soft silicone dressing for scar care.

Intravenous pyelogram IVP #1436
November 06, 2014

An IVP is an x-ray exam done to see the urine flow and how the kidneys work.

Mepilex Border on draining wounds #1084
November 06, 2014
Thsi sheet tells you about Mepilex Border, a soft silicone dressing used to cover open wounds.
Albustix for urine testing #1488
October 23, 2014

Tells you how to use Albustix®, a testing strip that checks your child’s urine for protein.

Mepilex Lite on draining wounds #1085
October 01, 2014

This sheet shows how to use Mepilex Lite, a soft silicone dressing for wounds that have little or no drainage.

Vesicoureteral reflux #1446
October 01, 2014
This sheet describes causes and treatments for vesicoureteral reflux, which is when urine flows backward into the ureter and/or kidney.
Pyelectasis #1218
October 01, 2014
This sheet discusses symptoms of and treatments for pyelectasis, a slight enlargement of the area of the kidney called the renal pelvis.
Kidney function blood tests #2069
October 01, 2014
Describes various blood tests to check how well a child's kidneys are working.