Patient Resources

Nuvance Health offers additional resources to support you and your patient blood management (PBM) and blood medicine preferences.

The following materials are provided for you to download and print for your easy reference.

Resources for Patient Blood Management (PBM) and Bloodless Medicine

Nuvance Health respects your healthcare wishes. Use these resources as a guide to discuss your care preferences with the doctor:

  • Personal Choice Advance Care Planning Worksheet with Resources Packet – This packet is a combination of all three of the below documents for ease of printing and includes the worksheet, infographic and definitions. Available in EnglishSpanish and Portuguese
  • Personal Choice Infographic – Visual representation of the frequent terminology used in bloodless care. Available in EnglishSpanish and Portuguese.
  • Personal Choice Definitions – Detailed definitions that follow the same outline and may be used as a resource for completing the ‘Personal Choice Advance Care Planning Worksheet. Available in English, Spanish and Portuguese
  • Personal Choice Advance Care Planning WorksheetThis worksheet details your personal choices for patient blood management. You may choose to complete and provide it to your primary care doctor, prior to a procedure, or if you need to visit the Emergency Room/are admitted to one of our facilities. If you complete it, please provide along with any Advance Directive(s) you have at registration. Available in EnglishSpanish and Portuguese.
Additional resources

Helpful information from the Society for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management (SABM) includes:


Patient rights and responsibilities