Patient Handouts

Patient & Clinician Handouts

As a free resource to our readers, ADVANCE offers convenient downloadable handouts on a range of health topics encountered by clinicians. These one-page, easy-to-reference guides are designed to be printed out and distributed to patients. Patient handouts are designed for printing and keeping on hand in the clinic.

The two newest handouts are open access. To view and print the archived handouts, viewable by category below, you may be asked to sign in or to create an account. For comments on these handouts or to suggest a handout topic, e-mail Pam Tarapchak at

  Last Post: April 14, 2015 | View Comments(18)

Did find the one on Anxiety. Do you offer any more patient handouts on mental health issues, for instance: Depression , Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Co-Occurring Disorders?

Bruce Singley,  Psych Clinical Nurse Educator,  Um Shore medical center at Dorchester April 14, 2015
University of maryland Shore R, MD

Do you have anything short and succinct on colorectal cancer? I love the way the information is presented in large, one page print.

Salena  Steade ,  FNPMarch 10, 2015

In the pregnancy & diet patient handout you refer to the nutritional "pyramid" that the Dept of Agriculture publishes, but that has changed . the pyramid has been replaced by the "plate". Need to update your info.

Sheryl McCloud,  RN-Instructor,  Durham Tech Community CollegeSeptember 20, 2014
Durham, NC

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