Publications and Products
Products are sorted alphabetically within each category.
Patient Handouts (Brochures, Booklets, Fact Sheets, Wallet Cards)
|ABCs of Hepatitis (2018)|
This 1-page handout is a guide to the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of hepatitis A, B, and C.
Not available in print.
|Hepatitis B Fact Sheets (2017)|
Printable fact sheets on hepatitis B and hepatitis B testing.
|Available: ||PDFHepatitis B Facts for Veterans (412K)|
|PDFHepatitis B Testing Information for Veterans (423K)|
|Taking Your Hepatitis B Therapy (2018)|
Printable fact sheets on taking medications for treating hepatitis B virus.
|Available: ||PDFEntecavir (518K)|
|PDFTenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (Tenofovir DF) (737K)|
|PDFTenofovir Alafenamide (Tenofovir AF) (551K)|
|Ascites Fact Sheet (2018)|
A 2-page overview for patients of the signs, symptoms, management, and treatment of ascites and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.
|Cirrhosis: A Patient's Guide (2007)|
A 30-page handbook that explains basic facts about the liver and the liver disease cirrhosis, answers questions about common complications of cirrhosis, gives important information about the most serious emergencies in cirrhosis, and offers tips for keeping the liver healthy.
|Direct-Acting Antivirals: Taking Your Hepatitis C Therapy (2018)|
One-page printable handouts for providers to give to patients who are taking hepatitis C drugs, with tips on how and when to take the medications and what to do if a dose is missed.
|Available: ||PDFVosevi® (554K)|
|PDFViekira XRTM (365K)|
|PDFDaclatasvir + Sofosbuvir (754K)|
|PDFViekira PakTM (Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir/Dasabuvir) (348K)|
|PDFHarvoni® (Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir) (749K)|
|PDFSofosbuvir + Simeprevir (319K)|
|Direct-Acting Antivirals: Side Effects Management Handouts (2016)|
Patient handouts featuring tips for coping with common side effects of hepatitis C treatment.
|Available: ||PDFAcid-Reducing Medications: Interactions with Harvoni® and Epclusa® (275K)|
|PDFEpclusa® + Ribavirin (113K)|
|PDFZepatierTM + Ribavirin (173K)|
|PDFDaclatasvir + Sofosbuvir (165K)|
|PDFDaclatasvir + Sofosbuvir + Ribavirin (167K)|
|PDFViekira® (Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir + Dasabuvir) (301K)|
|PDFViekira® (Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/Ritonavir + Dasabuvir) + Ribavirin (219K)|
|PDFHarvoni® (Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir) (348K)|
|PDFHarvoni® (Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir) + Ribavirin (1.2M)|
|PDFSofosbuvir + Ribavirin (639K)|
|PDFSofosbuvir + Simeprevir + Ribavirin (719K)|
|Coping with Liver Disease: Alternative Treatments (2018)|
A 1-page handout for people considering alternative medical treatments while coping with liver disease, such as herbal remedies, supplements, vitamins, aromatherapy, massage therapy, meditation, and yoga.
Not available in print.
|Hepatitis C Fact Sheets (2018)|
Two-page printable fact sheets on hepatitis C and hepatitis C testing.
|Available: ||PDFHepatitis C Information for Veterans (665K)|
|PDFHepatitis C Testing Information for Veterans (599K)|
|Liver Cancer Information for Patients |
A 1-page fact sheet and 70-page guide to help patients understand the basic facts about liver cancer and care options. For printing the booklet, set print settings to fit to page.
|Available: ||PDFLiver Cancer Fact Sheet (2017)(297K)|
|PDFLiver Cancer Patient Guide (2015)(6.9MB)|
|National Liver Transplant Guide (2009)|
Patient transplant guide designed to be a reference and to help answer some of the questions about the evaluation, transplantation, and post-transplant
|Patient Brochures (2016)|
The series of brochures is designed to educate veterans infected with hepatitis A, B, or C and their families, and to provide prevention information to those at risk.
|Available: ||OnlineIndividual brochures downloadable in PDF format|
|Wallet Cards (2015)|
12 two-sided cards that provide useful tips on ways for hepatitis C patients to take care of their health. About the size of credit cards, they fit nicely into patients' wallets for easy reference. In color or black and white.
|Available: ||Online(Printable PDF)|
Patient Education (Videos)
|ABCs of Hepatitis (2011)|
This 15-minute video was created for general education on hepatitis A, B, and C in substance use disorder programs.Transcript included.
Provider-Guided Patient Education (Courses, Toolkits, Slideshows)
Provider Resources (Posters, Pocketcards, Fact Sheets)
A 3-item version of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) to identify persons with hazardous and harmful patterns of alcohol consumption.
|Audit-C Scoring Cards (2010)|
The Audit-C is given to thousands of VA patients. These cards show how your drinking compares to other Veterans.
Scoring card for menPDF(355K)
Scoring card for womenPDF(656K)
|Do You Have Hepatitis C? It Takes 2 Different Tests to Know for Sure|
Patient flyers (8-1/2" x 11") explaining the need for confirmatory tests.
It takes 2 different tests to know for sure.
1. SCREENING TEST: Indicates whether you were ever exposed to the Hepatitis C virus
2. CONFIRMATORY TEST: Indicates whether you currently have Hepatitis C
Version 2 PDF(2MB)
The purpose of this card is to help providers discuss alcohol use with Veterans with hepatitis C. The double-sided card contains tips and reminders: the OARS side discusses motivational interviewing; the FLO side discusses brief interventions. This card, with its brief scripts, may be used in conjunction with the HCRC Teaching Guide
. (Use this card instead of the Motivational Counseling card that was previously available.)
Provider Education (Toolkits, Classes)
Guidelines and Recommendations