Patient Education

Having the right information about your medical condition and care is important. To help you make the best possible healthcare choices, we offer hundreds of informational brochures that describe a variety of tests, procedures, treatments and follow-up care.


About your Medication

Brochures that explain various medications and their use.

About your Surgery

Brochures that describe what to expect before, during and after surgery, including home care guidelines.

About your Therapy

Brochures that describe the safe use of walker or crutches; some cancer therapies and more.

Care and Treatment

Brochures that present step-by-step guidelines for treatment/care techniques used in the home care setting.

Condition and Disease Information

Brochures that provide information about various disease and conditions.

Diet and Nutrition

Brochures that explain how diet and nutrition can help you cope with your condition or disease and have a positive impact on your health.

Emmi Patient Education

Northwestern Medicine offers an innovative online educational tool to help patients better prepare for surgery.

Health Encyclopedia

Discover health information about medical conditions, symptoms, and procedures.

Health and Wellness

Northwestern Medicine offers a wide range of resources to support your family’s health and wellness needs.

Health Learning Center

The Alberto Culver Health Learning Center is a full-service library that can help you find the information that you need for healthcare decisions.

Joint Class

Welcome to the Northwestern Medicine Online Joint Class. This class provides important information about your joint replacement.

Safe Medication Storage and Disposal

Proper storage and disposal of prescription medications is everyone's responsibility.

Test and Procedure Information

Brochures that help you prepare for specific diagnostic tests. Highlights what to expect during the test and any needed follow-up care.

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