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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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.

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.
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.

Prednisone or Prednisolone for GI #1025
November 04, 2014

Prednisone is an anti-inflammatory medicine used to relieve or treat IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease), allergic reactions, autoimmune hepatitis, to prevent transplant rejection, for other conditons.


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.

Bedwetting #1612
October 01, 2014

Bedwetting is very common, but most people don’t talk about it. It affects as many as 15% of children over the age of three.

Prenatal hydronephrosis #2065
October 01, 2014
This sheet explains treatments and care for fluid on the kidneys before birth.
Mepilex on draining wounds #1083
October 01, 2014

This sheets explains how to use Mepilex, a soft silicone dressing for open wounds.

Mepitel on open sores #1082
October 01, 2014

This sheet explains how to use Mepitel, a soft, flexible silicone dressing for open wounds with little or no drainage.

Kidney function blood tests #2069
October 01, 2014
Describes various blood tests to check how well a child's kidneys are working.