For Patients/Families

Resources and Educational Materials

Patient/Family Education Materials by Category

This section contains broad-ranging information Children's Hospitals & Clinics has developed about pediatric medicine. Here you will find plain talk about medical conditions or procedures, first aid, and the like. Many topics have illustrations and detailed instructions about how to provide care at home, and when to call for medical advice. Some topics offer links to Hmong, Somali, and Spanish versions.

The information in this section duplicates information given to the parents of Children's patients during their child's care in one of the hospitals or clinics.

This section has medical information, not medical advice. If you or your child has a health problem, contact your clinic. Use these materials only under the guidance of your child's health care provider.

Home Care Procedures

After a Urinary Catheter  (Spanish)  
Antegrade Continence Enema (ACE): Irrigation  
Asthma Booklet  (Spanish)  
Asthma Inhalers  (Hmong, Somali, Spanish)  
Asthma Inhalers Video  (Spanish)  
Asthma Nebulizer  (Hmong, Somali, Spanish)  
Asthma Poster  (Somali, Spanish)  
Bleeding Disorder: Nosebleed Treatment  (Spanish)  
Blood Glucose Testing  
Blood Pressure Measurement  
BMI - Body Mass Index: Tips for Healthier Living  (Spanish)  
Cardiac Home Monitoring Program  
Cardiac Surgery Care at Home - Activity Limitations and Lift (Video)  
Cardiac Surgery Care at Home - Incision (Video)  
Catheterizing a Boy (Intermittent)  (Spanish)  
Catheterizing a Girl (Intermittent)  (Spanish)  
Central Venous Catheter: Care at Home  
Chemotherapy (Outpatient): Cyclophosphamide  
Chemotherapy at Home (IV push)  (Spanish)  
Colostomy: Care at Home  
Cystic Fibrosis: Huff-Cough  
Cystic Fibrosis: Nebulizer Treatments  
Dental Care with a Bleeding Disorder  
DualCap - Use at Home  
EZ-On Modified Vest Model #101M2 (E-Z-ON Products, Inc.)  
EZ-On Modified Vest Model #M203 (E-Z-ON Products, Inc.)  
Factor Concentrate at Home  (Spanish)  
Fall Prevention at Children's  
Fall Prevention at Home  
Fecal Pouch Emptying  
Foley Catheter - Preventing CAUTIs  
Gastrostomy Care: G-J tube  
Gastrostomy Care: G-tube  
Ileostomy: Care at Home  
Immunizations for Children with Bleeding Disorders  
Implanted Port: Care at Home  
Inhalers  (Hmong, Somali, Spanish)  
Injections (intramuscular)  
Injections (subcutaneous)  (Hmong, Spanish)  
Insuflon (indwelling subcutaneous catheter) at home  
IV Medicines at Home: Eclipse Homepump  
IV Medicines at Home: Excelsior Syringe Pump  
IV Medicines at Home: IV Push Method  
IV Medicines: Preparing at Home  
Medicine - Infant Tips Video  (Hmong, Somali, Spanish)  
Medicine - Toddler Tips Video  (Hmong, Somali, Spanish)  
Mouth Bleeding with a Bleeding Disorder  (Spanish)  
Nasal Bridle Education Tool  
Nasal Tube Retaining Device  
Nasogastric Tube Feeding  (Spanish)  
Nebulizer Treatments  (Hmong, Somali, Spanish)  
Oncology Caregiver Education Tool  
Oxygen Safety at Home  (Spanish)  
Peak Flow Meter  (Hmong, Spanish)  
Peripheral IV: Care at Home  
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter: Care at Home  
Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter: Insertion Information  
Pouch Change: One Piece  
Pouch Change: Two Piece (Using Newborn Pouch and Wafer)  
Pressure Sores: Prevention  
Smoking - Quitting Tobacco Products  
Spica Cast  
Suctioning  (Spanish)  
Total Parenteral Nutrition at Home using the CADD Pump  
Tracheostomy: A Guide for Care at Home  
Urinary Catheter (Indwelling): Care at Home  (Spanish)  
Urinary Catheter (Indwelling): Preventing CAUTIs  
Urinary Catheter Irrigation  (Spanish)  
Urostomy: Care at Home  
Vest Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis bronchiectasis