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Patient Education Reference Center - Browsing Discharge Instructions

The Discharge Instructions tab in Patient Education Reference Center (PERC) includes over 1,000 patient discharge handouts and how-to instructions with images. Instructions can be customized with patient specific information and care notes.

To use the Discharge Instructions tab:

  1. From any of the search screens, click the Discharge Instructions tab. The Discharge Instructions Screen displays.

    Discharge Instructions Browse Screen

  2. You can do any of the following:

    • Enter the condition in the Browse for field and then click the Browse button.

      • If you know the exact name of the condition and how it is referenced in PERC, click the Alphabetical button.

      • If you are not sure how the condition is referenced within PERC, or if you want to search for other related diseases and conditions, click the Relevancy Ranked button.

    • Use the A - Z links to locate the procedure or lab test  via an alphabetical list.

  3. Click the condition name in the Browse List to display the detailed discharge instructions for the condition.

    Discharge Instruction Details