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.
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.
This sheet tells you how to use and remove Mepiform, a soft silicone dressing for scar care.
An IVP is an x-ray exam done to see the urine flow and how the kidneys work.
Tells you how to use Albustix®, a testing strip that checks your child’s urine for protein.
Alopecia areata is a condition that causes hair loss on the body. It is most common on the scalp, eyelashes and eyebrows.
A pyogenic granuloma is a raised growth of blood vessels. Find out what causes it and how it's treated.
A nevus simplex is a common birthmark seen at birth or shortly after. This sheet explains how it is diagnosed and treated.