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Patient Education Articles

The following links take you to patient-friendly information provided by surgerychannel (a physician-monitored resource) and other reliable patient education providers:

Specific Surgeries:

General Surgery Info:

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Support Organizations

The following links are provided and monitored by Healthcommunities.com, the publisher of surgerychannel:

This list is provided as a courtesy to you, our browsers, and we do not endorse specific organizations. Contact the organizations directly for more specific information. If you find that any information requires updating, please contact surgerychannel.

Hotlines
National Child Abuse Hotline
1.800.422.4453 (1-800-4-A-Child)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
1.800.799.7233 (1-800-799-SAFE)

Poison Control
1.800.222.1222

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1.800.273.8255 (1-800-273-TALK)

Amputation
Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)

Amputee Resource Foundation of America, Inc.

National Amputation Foundation, Inc.

Anesthesia
American Society of Anesthesiologists

Bladder and Bowel
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

International Ostomy Association

United Ostomy Associations of America

Breast
National Cancer Institute

BreastCancer.org

Head and Neck
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Heart and Lung
American Lung Association

Lung Cancer Online

Second Wind Lung Transplant Association

Laser Surgery
The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

Orthopedic
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Arthritis Foundation

Pain

American Chronic Pain Association, Inc. (ACPA)

Pediatric
The American Pediatric Surgical Association - APSA

National Children's Cancer Society

Radiosurgery
The International Radiosurgery Support Association (IRSA)

Johns Hopkins Medicine Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Testicular
The Testicular Cancer Resource Center

Transplant
American Liver Foundation

National Kidney Foundation

Second Wind Lung Transplant Association

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