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.
A splint is often used to limit motion. Sometimes it is used to hold a stretch for a long time. Your therapist or doctor will tell you when your child should wear the splint. This sheet will teach you how to care for the splint.
Hand washing is the most important thing we all can do to prevent the spread of germs. Learn when and and the best way to clean hands.
Infants and young children may have serious injuries inside the body even if there are no symptoms or bruising. Learn more about what tests may be done if needed.
Fine motor skills are needed to handle small objects, or do detailed work with your hands and fingers. Learn how to help your child develop these skills.
This test is done to find out how the body handles glucose (sugar). If the body does not handle sugar like it should, it can cause diabetes. Learn more about, and how to prepare for this test.
When you inhale, vocal cords are open and air flows through your throat and into your lungs. With PVFD, the vocal cords close part or all of the way when you inhale. It leaves only a small opening for air to flow into your lungs which can cause problems with breathing. Learn the symptoms and treatment.