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Information for Your Patients
UpToDate offers nearly 1,500 patient education topics about the most common medical conditions and procedures. These topics encapsulate the same information included in the materials provided for clinicians.
The Basics: These topics are 1-3 pages in length and are written in simple language. They answer the four or five most important questions a person might have about a medical problem. The Basics topics are best for readers who want a general overview.
Beyond the Basics: These topics are 5-10 pages long and are more detailed. Beyond the Basics topics are best for readers who want a lot of information and are comfortable with some technical medical terms.
*NEW* Select topics also include educational videos.