Friday, March 28, 2008

Patient education video and audio information

The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides a wealth of practical patient information. Especially helpful are video and audio files from AHRQ's Healthology website and Healthcare 411 series.

From Healthology:
Tips for Taking Medicines Safely (video; 5 minutes)

Next Steps After a Diagnosis (video; 8 minutes)

From Healthcare 411:
How to Ask Tough Questions of Your Doctor (audio; nearly 4 minutes)

Family Health Advocacy (audio; 10 minutes)