New multilingual resources
Free English web-video and handout called “What You Should Know Before You Leave the Hospital,” adapted from text from AHRQ’s effort to prevent hospital re-admissions –
Free Spanish web -video and handout called “Angina (An Introduction)” adapted from MedlinePlus health topic introduction text –
The guide “Taking Care of Myself: A Guide for When I Leave the Hospital” is now available in Spanish. “Cómo cuidarme: Guía para cuando salga del hospital” can help hospitals reduce their readmission rates by better preparing patients for self-care and follow-up appointments before they leave the hospital.
For a copy of the guide in Spanish, visit:
The English version of the guide is available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/goinghomeguide.htm.
To order print copies, email your request to AHRQPubs@ahrq.hhs.gov or call 800-358-9295.
For the brochure in Spanish, please reference AHRQ Pub. No. 10-0059-C.
For the brochure in English, please reference AHRQ No. 10-0059 with your request.