Patient Education Tool: Consumer Healthcare Tips in Spanish

Written by Jaimie Oh | April 09, 2012 | Print  |

The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority offers translated consumer tips, ranging from falls prevention to imaging safety, for Spanish-speaking patients and their families.

The 10 tips for preventing medical errors, translated into Spanish, include:

•    How to Reduce Your Risk of Falling (Como Reducir los Riesgos de Sufrir Caidas)
•    How You Can Help Prevent Medication Errors (Como Puede Ayudar a Prevenir Errores de Medicacion)
•    What You Can Do to Prevent Wrong Site Surgery (Lo Que Puede Hacer Para Prevenir que se Realicen Cirugias en Zonas Equivocadas)
•    MRSA and Other Healthcare-Associated Infections (SARM y Otras Infecciones Relacionadas a la Atencion Sanitaria)
•    Why You Should Get the Flu Vaccine (Por que Debe Recibir la Vacuna Contra la Gripe)
•    Help Your Doctor Diagnose You Correctly (Ayude a Que su Medico le Brinde un Diagnostico Correcto)
•    What You Need to Know About Insulin (Lo que Debe Saber Acerca de la Insulina)
•    What You Should Know If You Are Receiving Dialysis (Lo Que Debe Saber si se Realiza Dialisis)
•    Pregnancy and Diagnostic X-Rays: What You Should Know (Embarazo y Radiografias de Diagnostico: Lo Que Debe Saber)
•    Do You Have Obstructive Sleep Apnea? (Padece de Apnea Obstructiva del Sueno?)

Access Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority's consumer tips here.

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