MOSBY'S EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PATIENT TEACHING GUIDES offers the emergency health care provider inexpensive access to a large variety of topics for patient teaching. The binder consists of more than 100 patient discharge instruction sheets that can be reproduced for distribution to emergency patients and their families. The guides are written clearly in an easy-to-follow format. Topics include emergency department diagnoses, home care guidelines, and prevention and health promotion. Also available on CD.Provides easy access to patient education material, enabling the health care provider to copy and distribute guides to patients as appropriate. Includes guides for a wide variety of emergency department diagnoses, giving the health care provider easy access to patient education information for common emergency department visits. Stresses uncomplicated readability, serving to increase understanding for patients with marginal literacy skills. Provides illustrations for demonstrating various home care techniques such as crutch walking and applying eye medications, to enhance patient education. Features guides on health promotion and injury prevention across the lifespan, providing patients with information for safe and healthy daily living. Includes guides on social issues such as crisis intervention, substance abuse, and alcohol withdrawal, providing patients with important resources and information on obtaining assistance with these problems.