UPMC Patient Education Materials

Patients and others who visit UPMC facilities can learn about health-related topics by reading printed information prepared by UPMC. This page gives you online access to the same patient education materials that those who visit UPMC receive.

To find patient education materials, choose a topic from the list below:

AIDS/HIV Gastrointestinal Pain Control
Back Surgery Infection Control Pregnancy and Childbirth
Behavioral Health Infectious Diseases Rehabilitation
Breathing Disorders (Pulmonary) Liver Safety Tips
Cancer: Miscellaneous Related Materials Living Wills Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Cancer: Radiation Therapy Men's Health Skin
Cancer: Chemotherapy Drugs Sheets Miscellaneous Smoking
Cardiology Neurology/Neurosurgery Stroke
Cardiology Drugs Nutrition and Diet Surgery
Catheters, Drains, and Ports Older Adults and Caregivers Tests and Procedures
Contraception Orthopaedics Urology
Diabetes Ostomy Care Wellness
Eye Care Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat) Women's Health
Flu
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