Use MyHealth Alberta to find easy to understand health information on many topics, watch videos and access tools such as a symptom checker.
Featured topics on MyHealth.Alberta.ca:
Use the Fitness and Exercise link, and click on "Health Topics" or "Take Action" to find information about cardiac and stroke rehabilitation, exercising with a health condition, quick tips on getting active, and much more.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through: the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy.
DAWN Canada was founded in 1985 following a meeting between seventeen women from across Canada who came together to discuss the issues of women with disabilities and the many barriers they face.
AHS-reviewed and Alberta-optimized patient teaching handouts are available within Connect Care and at MyHealth.Alberta.ca/handouts. Within Connect Care, educational handouts are about care instructions related to various medical conditions, treatments, medications, before and after care as well as brief general info. These can be favorited by HCPs for future quick access, personalized with some specific instructions to a patient and then added to the After Visit Summary.
Lippincott, DynaMed, and Lexicomp offer additional sources of patient information, which you may consider using to support your patient's information needs. Use your clinical judgment when deciding if one of these supplementary sources is right for your patient. In DynaMed, 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.