For Healthcare Providers

Dr. Schuchat'sPandemic Influenza Letter pdf logo
8/16/10

Potential for a Second Wave Pertussispdf logo
7/13/10

CORRECTION and CLARIFICATION of LETTER REGARDING PERTUSSIS pdf logo
7/9/10

Pertussis Physician Letter pdf logo
7/7/10

Pertussis Test Interpretation pdf logo
7/7/10

Tamiflu for the Uninsured (letter) pdf logo
10/21/09

Tamiflu Dispensing Program for H1N1 Treatment (form) pdf logo
10/21/09

Screening Questionnaire for Intranasal (LAIV) Vaccination pdf logo
10/21/09

Intranasal Algorithm for LAIV pdf logo
10/15/09

NURSE PROTOCOL/PROCEDURE FOR PREVENTION OF NOVEL H1N1 INFLUENZA USING LAIV pdf logo
10/15/09

MedImmune’s definition of severely immunocompromised as it pertains to Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine Live, Intranasal pdf logo
10/15/09

2009 H1N1 Manufacturers Age-Range Vaccine Administration Guidelines
10/15/09

Pandemic Influenza Planning Kit for Outpatient Providers - 9/1/09

Projections Spreadsheet for Outpatient Providers - 9/1/09

Frequently Asked Questions for Clinicians on Novel Influenza A/H1N1 (08/25/09) pdf logo

H1N1 Vaccinator Letter pdf logo , H1N1 Provider Registration Form pdf logo

Influenza Triage Protocol
A modified version of an instrument developed by the Emergency departments at Children’s Hospital at Scottish Rite, Children’s at Egleston, and Children’s Hughes Spalding to assist with a large influx of patients with flu-like symptoms is posted here. This instrument is intended for use by a physician or office nurse responding to a call by a family with a child with suspected Influenza. Feel free to adapt or modify it to suit your needs.
Influenza Phone Tree for Pediatricians pdf logo

Attention healthcare providers and pharmacists:
As a community service, Southwest District Public Health is posting an English-to-Spanish prescription conversion chart online. No passcode is required and there is no fee.

The patient-physician relationship: A partnership for better health care and safer outcomes
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama1/pub/upload/mm/370/amaaarpmessage.pdf pdf logo

Algorithm for Clinicians to Assist in Decisions on Testing and Treatment for H1N1 (swine flu) virus pdf logo

Screening Form for H1N1 Influenza Testing pdf logo

Updated Guidance for Sinw Origin H1N1 Influenza Virus Testing pdf logo

Lung Cancer - Resources from Elsevier’s OncologySTAT

New NCI Educational Resources Help Patients Understand Chemotherapy and Manage Side Effects NEW educational tools for limited literacy patients and the providers who serve them. NCI is excited to announce a new series of educational resources designed to help patients understand chemotherapy and manage its side effects.  Written for patients and health care providers, this series includes:
Understanding Chemotherapy
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/chemo-side-effects/understandingchemo


Chemotherapy Side Effects Fact Sheets (18)
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/chemo-side-effects

Helping Providers Help Their Patients
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/chemo-side-effects/using

The easy-to-read fact sheets are research-based and have been pilot-tested in cancer centers across the U.S.  They provide clear steps to help patients prevent or manage side effects, understand what chemotherapy is, and how it is given.  Check out the booklet for providers to see tips on how to use these fact sheets to increase patient comprehension and adherence.  For FREE Copies of These Resources: Call NCI’s Cancer Information Service at 1-800-422-6237
(1-800-4-CANCER)


Blast Injuries: Fact Sheets for Professionals
http://www.bt.cdc.gov/masscasualties/blastinjuryfacts.asp

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