Free patient education videos, pamphlets available in Spanish

Research Activities, January 2011, No. 365

AHRQ is offering health providers its 60-second patient education videos in Spanish for organizations to show on closed-circuit television or on their Web sites. The videos, available at http://www.healthcare411.org/defaultes.aspx are:

  • Taking Medicines—Conozca sus medicamentos
  • Having Surgery—Consejos para la cirugía
  • ER Visits—Consejos para cuando tenga que acudir a la sala de emergencia
  • Gestational Diabetes—Diabetes gestacional
  • Blood Clots—Los coágulos
  • Osteoporosis—La osteoporosis

AHRQ also has new patient guides in Spanish or English on gestational diabetes, elective induced labor, cholesterol medications, breast biopsy methods, breast cancer risk-reduction drugs, premixed insulins, and other topics. To access the guides in Spanish, go to http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/index.cfm/informacion-en-espanol. To access the guides in English go to http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/index.cfm/guides-for-patients-and-consumers.

You can also order a new bilingual guide, Cómo cuidarme: Guía para cuando salga del hospital / Taking Care of Myself: A Guide for When I Leave the Hospital.

Current as of January 2011
Internet Citation: Free patient education videos, pamphlets available in Spanish: Research Activities, January 2011, No. 365. January 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/newsletters/research-activities/jan11/0111RA27.html