Marianjoy Library

Patient Education

Listed below are the online patient education resources available to you:

Most of these resources are restricted to Marianjoy associates, physicians, residents, and students. User Name and Password may be required to access some full-text electronic resources. For free information, go to Free Handouts.


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Preferred Patient Education Resource

A user-friendly, comprehensive, print-on-demand patient education system that provides clear, concise, patient-centric information to help patients better understand their conditions, treatments, medication regimens, and post-discharge self-care responsibilities.


Additional Patient Education Resources

Rehabilitation Reference Center

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Rehabilitation Reference Center (RRC)

RRC is a point-of-care evidence-based database intended to provide rehabilitation clinicians with relevant content to use in rehabilitation settings.

Visual Health Information (VHI)

VHI is a software program that assists therapists in developing home exercise programs for your patients with a professional appearance. For information on how to access and use VHI, click here: Utilizing VHI: Tip Brochure

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Clincal Key

More than 15,000 patient education handouts for printing and distribution are available. Most are written at a sixth to eighth grade reading level, and can be customized. Spanish versions are available for more than 75 percent of the topics.

UpToDate: Patient Info

UpToDate provides hundreds of patient information topics; to view a list of available topics, click on the appropriate health category. All patient information topics can be printed or e-mailed.

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MedlinePlus: Medication/Patient Education Resource Free
Considered as a gold standard, this Web site brings together authoritative information provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.

Health Information in Spanish

Health Information in Multiple Languages

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Micromedex: Medication/Patient Education Resource
Articles are retrieved via a Keyword search and are organized into sections such as General Information, Inpatient Care, After Care, etc. You can customize the printouts with patient names and special instructions. (need to have the link for Carenotes)


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