ViVio publications

Distributed via doctors and patients’ associations, the guides produced and published by ViVio are practical, visual tools providing patient education and information.

ViVio publishes 5 collections of guides for patients: the Belgian Patient’s Guides, the Visual Patient’s Guides, the Visual Patient’s e-Guides, the “Living Life Better" Guides and the “Moving and Health” Guides.

Belgian Patient's Guides

The Belgian Patient’s Guides are a reference collection providing patient information on the principal chronic conditions, their causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, aids and patients’ associations. Given by the doctor to the patient at the time of diagnosis, the Patient’s Guides have a graphical and textual structure that allows them to be read “a la carte”. There are more than 35 titles currently available.

Breast Cancer

Why do we get breast cancer? How is breast cancer diagnosed? What are the different treatments? And what are their secondary effects? What is life like after breast cancer? This educational guide is designed to offer practical information to patients and their families and provide answers to the many questions they may have about breast cancer.

Belgian Patient's Guides

Bowel cancer

Why do people get bowel cancer? How is bowel cancer diagnosed? What treatments are there? And what are their secondary effects? What is life like after bowel cancer? This educational guide is designed to offer practical information to patients and their families and provide answers to the many questions they may have about bowel cancer.

Belgian Patient's Guides

Bipolar disorders

What are "bipolar disorders"? What are the mechanisms of these conditions? What are the symptoms? What are the consequences? How are they diagnosed? How are they treated? This publication is designed as a practical and informative guide, offering patients with bipolar disorders and those close to them answers to the questions they may have.

Belgian Patient's Guides

Atopic dermatitis

What is atopic dermatitis? What are the symptoms? What are the causes? What lifestyle changes are needed? How is it treated? This booklet is a practical and educational guide. It provides parents of children who have atopic dermatitis with answers to the many questions they may have about this chronic condition.

Belgian Patient's Guides

Asthma

What is asthma? What are the symptoms? What are the causes? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? How is asthma controlled? This guide, which is based on scientific information, is designed to inform and educate those who want to know more about the causes, risks and treatment associated with asthma.

Belgian Patient's Guides

Arterial hypertension

What is hypertension? What are the causes? What are the consequences? How is it diagnosed? How is it treated? How is it controlled? This guide, which is based on scientific information, is designed to educate and inform those who want to know more about the causes, risks and treatments associated with high blood pressure.

Belgian Patient's Guides

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

What is Attention Deficit Disorder with or without Hyperactivity? What are the symptoms? How do these evolve in adolescence and adulthood? How is this disorder diagnosed? How is it treated? This guide, which is based on scientific information, is designed to educate and inform those who want to know more about the causes, risks and treatments associated with ADHD.

Belgian Patient's Guides

Anxiety disorders

What are "anxiety disorders"? What are the mechanisms of such disorders? What are the symptoms? What are the consequences? How are they diagnosed? How are they treated? This guide is designed as a practical and instructive guide providing those who suffer from anxiety disorders and those around them with answers to the many questions they may have.

Belgian Patient's Guides, Patient's Guides

Erectile dysfunction

What are the mechanisms of erection? What are the causes of erection problems? How are they diagnosed? How are they treated? This guide has been designed as a source of practical information. It offers men with erection problems and their partner answers to the many questions they may have about this condition.

Belgian Patient's Guides, Patient's Guides