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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VAC Vacuum assisted closure therapy #1329
December 11, 2014

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.

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.

Alopecia areata #1196
October 15, 2014

Alopecia areata is a condition that causes hair loss on the body. It is most common on the scalp, eyelashes and eyebrows.

Infantile hemangioma #1186
October 15, 2014
Learn how to identify this common birthmark. The sheet will help you learn how these hemangioma's are diagnosed and treated, as well as possible problems.
Pyogenic granuloma #1131
October 12, 2014

A pyogenic granuloma is a raised growth of blood vessels. Find out what causes it and how it's treated.

Scars and wound healing #1182
October 12, 2014
This sheet will help you learn how to care for scars after surgery.
Nevus simplex #1133
October 12, 2014

A nevus simplex is a common birthmark seen at birth or shortly after. This sheet explains how it is diagnosed and treated.