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Bone & Joint Health

Patient Resource Best Bets

Resources for staff and clinicians to use and interpret with their patients and patient's families.

Featured topics on MyHealth.Alberta.ca:

Highlighted topics: Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoporosis, Temporomandibular DisordersLow Back Pain, Hip Fracture

Patient Resources

PDQ Cancer Information Summaries (National Cancer Institute)

The following PDQ cancer information summaries are peer-reviewed, evidence-based summaries on adult and pediatric cancer treatment, supportive and palliative care, screening, prevention, genetics, and complementary and alternative medicine.

Find patient-friendly information on Adult  and Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment, as well as Ewing Sarcoma Treatment and Osteosarcoma and Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone Treatment.

In addition to MyHealth.Alberta.caLippincott AdvisorDynaMed Plus and Lexicomp are all excellent sources for patient education handouts, which you may wish to consider using to support your patient education needs where appropriate. In DynaMed Plus, use the search box to find a relevant topic, and use the left side navigation to select the "Patient Information" heading. In Lippincott Advisor, see the "Patient Teaching Handouts" section and in Lexicomp you'll find a "Patient Education" tab in the top menu.

See our related FAQ - What source should I use for patient education materials?