Welcome to the Patient Education Library of FamilyCare of Kent

We invite you to explore our comprehensive list of resources and educational materials designed to help educate you about your condition or treatment. Simply click on a topic below to learn more.

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This information is intended for educational and informational purposes only. It should not be used in place of an individual consultation, examination or the medical advice of your doctor. This information should not be relied upon to determine a diagnosis or course of treatment.

A Guide To Arthroscopy
Acne
Acute Stress Disorder
Allergies
Anal Cancer
Anaphylaxis & Anaphylactic Shock
Anemia
Ankle Sprain and Instability
Anorexia Nervosa
Aortic Aneurysm
Appendicitis
Arthritis
Asthma
Athletes Foot
Atrial Fibrillation
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
Bacterial Vaginosis - Vaginal Infection
Balanced Diet and Nutrition
Bile Duct Cancer
Binge-Eating Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Bite Injuries - Animal Bites
Bite Injuries - Human Bites
BOTOX® Cosmetics
Breast Cancer
Breast Examination
Breast Reduction for Men with Gynecomastia
Bronchitis
Bruises - Contusions
Bulimia
Bunion
Burns
Cardiac Arrhythmia - Irregular Heartbeat
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - CTS
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Endoscopic Release Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Open Release Surgery
Cartilage Tears
Celiac Sprue
Cervical Cancer
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Cluster Headache
Coccydynia - Tailbone Pain
Colon and Rectal Polyps
Colon Cancer
Colonoscopy
Common Cold
Computed Tomography (CT)
Conjunctivitis - Inner Eyelid Infection
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Contraception - Birth Control Methods
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - Blood Clots in Deep Veins
Degenerative Disc Disease - Spine Degeneration
Depression
Diabetes - Gestational
Diabetes - Type 1
Diabetes - Type 2 & Pre-Diabetes
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetic Foot
Diaper Rash
Diarrhea
Dysmenorrhea - Painful Periods
Earache
Echocardiogram
Electrocardiogram - ECG
Endometriosis
Environmental Allergy
Epidural Injections- Upper Back (Thoracic)
Epilepsy
Erectile Dysfunction
Female Reproductive System: An Overview
Fibromyalgia
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Flu and Flu Shots
Food Allergies
Food Poisoning
Fractures
Gallbladder Disease/Gallstones
Gas and Bloating
Gastroenteritis
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
GERD (Reflux)
Glaucoma
Gout
Hair Loss
Hearing Loss & Deafness: An Overview
Heart Attack - Myocardial Infarction (MI)
Heart Disease
Heel Cracks
Hepatitis B and C
Hernia
Herniated disc cervical/ACDF - Slipped disc in the neck
Hiatal Hernia
High Blood Pressure - Hypertension (HTN)
High Cholesterol - Dyslipidemia
Hip Fracture - ORIF
HIV and AIDS
Hives
Hyperthyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Incontinence - Urine
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Crohn's Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Ulcerative Colitis
Ingrown Toenails
Insect Sting Allergy
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Lacerations (Cuts & Scratches)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Resection
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Liver Cancer
Low Back Pain
Lower GI Series /Barium Enema
Lung Cancer
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Menopause
Menorrhagia - Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Menstruation
Metabolic Syndrome
Metrorrhagia - Abnormal Bleeding
Middle Ear Infection - Otitis Media
Migraine Headache
Minimally invasive hip replacement - Arthroplasty
Minimally invasive knee replacement - Arthroplasty
Mouth Piercings and Jewelry
Neck Pain
Nightmares
Nosebleeds
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Orthotics
Osteoporosis
Ovarian Cancer
Ovarian Cyst
Overactive Bladder - Severe Overactive Bladder
Pain Management - An Overview
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatitis
Panic Disorder
Pap Smear
Partial Knee Replacement
Pediatric Eye Conditions
Pediatrics - Allergies
Pediatrics - Anemia
Pediatrics - Asthma
Pediatrics - Balanced Diet and Nutrition
Pediatrics - Chalazia
Pediatrics - Common Cold
Pediatrics - Constipation
Pediatrics - Diabetes, Type 1
Pediatrics - Diabetes, Type 2
Pediatrics - Diarrhea
Pediatrics - Fevers
Pediatrics - Flu and Flu Shots
Pediatrics - Gas and Bloating
Pediatrics - Gastroenteritis
Pediatrics - GERD
Pediatrics - High Cholesterol
Pediatrics - Indigestion
Pediatrics - Menstruation
Pediatrics - Moles
Pediatrics - Seborrhea, Cradle Cap
Pediatrics - Skin Cancer
Pediatrics - Stomach Flu
Pediatrics - Teething
Pediatrics - Urinary Tract Infection, Bladder Infection
Pediatrics - Warts
Pediatrics - Weight Management
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Peripheral Artery Disease - Poor Circulation
Physical Therapy: An Overview
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
Pneumonia
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Preeclampsia
Pregnancy: What to Expect
Pregnancy: An Overview- Early Signs and Symptoms
Premenstrual Syndrome - PMS
Preparing for Surgery
Prostate Cancer
Psoriasis
Rashes
Rectal Cancer
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Restless Legs Syndrome
Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand
Rosacea
Rotator Cuff Repair
Sciatica
Scoliosis - Curvature of the Spine
Seborrhea
Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Females
Shingles
Sinusitis
Skin Cancer
Skin Cancer - Melanoma
Sleep Apnea
Sore Throat
Spinal Stenosis
Sprains & Strains
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Flu
Strep Throat
Stroke - CVA
Swallowing Disorders
Swimmer's Ear - Otitis Externa
Swine Flu - Influenza
Syncope - Fainting
Tendonitis
Tennis Elbow - Lateral Epicondylitis
Tension Headache
The Digestive System/How it works
The Eyes: How They Work
The Heart: How it Works
The Liver - How it Works
Thyroid Cancer
Tibia Fracture - Broken Shinbone
Toe Fracture
Toenail Fungus
Tonsillitis
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Total Shoulder Replacement
Ulcers
Upper GI Endoscopy
Upper GI Series/ Barium Swallow
Urinary Tract Infection - Bladder Infection
Virtual Colonoscopy
Vomiting
Warts
Weight Management
Whiplash
Whiplash - Chiropractic Treatment
Wrist Fracture - Open Reduction and Internal or External Fixation
X-Rays
Yeast Infection - Vaginal