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Life Options Free Materials

Life Options has made our free print materials available here. You may download PDFs of all of our booklets, newsletters, and fact sheets. We are no longer shipping free materials. Check out our other free materials by clicking through the "Additional Free Materials" links in the right column.

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Vascular Access Education Materials

What You Need to Know to Keep Your Fistula HealthyWhat You Need to Know to Keep Your Fistula Healthy

This 8-page booklet uses simple text and pictures to describe an arteriovenous fistula (AVF). There is a step-by-step explanation of how to use a fistula for dalysis, as well as descriptions of common AVF problems and what patients can do to keep their fistulas healthy.

What You Need to Know to Keep Your Graft HealthyWhat You Need to Know to Keep Your Graft Healthy

This 8-page booklet uses simple text and pictures to describe arteriovenous grafts. There is a step-by-step explanation of how to use a graft for dialysis, as well as descriptions of common problems and what patients can do to keep their grafts healthy.

What You Need to Know to Keep Your Catheter HealthyWhat You Need to Know to Keep Your Catheter Healthy

This 8-page booklet uses simple text and pictures to describe venous catheters. There is a step-by-step explanation of how to use a catheter for dialysis, as well as descriptions of common problems and what patients can do to keep their catheters healthy. The booklet also includes a brief discussion about the dangers of prolonged catheter use, and a strong suggestion to switch access, if possible.

Choose a FistulaChoose a Fistula (poster)

Colorful, multi-language poster suitable for use on a bulletin board. The simple message translated into 6 languages says, "Choose a fistula for better access, better dialysis, and a better life". Can be printed up to 24" x 36".

Want to use or translate our materials? Read our licensing agreement.

Additional Free Materials

We are no longer able to ship free materials. All of our available resources are free downloads from this site.