Patient Tools

Mental Health Problems in Foster Care Children

Mental Health Problems in Foster Care Children
If you care for a foster child and think he or she may have a mental health problem, you may want to talk with your child’s doctor to see if treatment is needed. The information in this handout can help you prepare for doctor visits and make decisions about treating your child.
 
 

What You Need To Know and Do To Control Your Blood Pressure: You and Your Doctor Working Together

What You Need To Know and Do To Control Your Blood Pressure: You and Your Doctor Working Together
 

Caring for Children With Serious Heart Disease

Caring for Children With Serious Heart Disease
Watch this video (YouTube) about doctors who are working together across the country to help families improve the lives of their children with heart disease. The video was created for the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative.
 

Safe Medication Use

 Safe Medication Use
These guidelines (online and in PDF) can help you use your medicines more safely. The guidelines include how to prepare for a medical appointment, what to ask when you receive a prescription, and how to get your prescription filled. You will also learn how to store and use your medicines at home.
 
Page last reviewed March 2017
Page originally created March 2017
Internet Citation: Patient Tools. Content last reviewed March 2017. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/chain/patient-tools/index.html