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Patient & Family Resources

The VSRC provides the following links as a resource for questions relating to lung health.

Airline Oxygen Council of America

http://www.airlineoxygencouncil.org/ 

 

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency:

http://alphaone.org/ 

http://www.alpha1.org/ 

 

Asthma:

http://www.aafa.org/ 

http://www.asthma.com/ 

http://www.aanma.org/ 

 

COPD:

http://www.copd-international.com/index.htm 

 

Cystic Fibrosis:

http://www.cff.org/ 

 

Lung Cancer:

http://www.lungcancer.org/ 

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/lung 

http://www.lungcanceronline.org/ 

http://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/ 

 

Pulmonary Fibrosis:

http://www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org/home.htm 

 

Pulmonary Hypertension:

http://www.phassociation.org/ 

 

Pulmonary Fibrosis:

http://www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org/home.ht 

 

Sleep Disorders:

http://www.sleepnet.com/ 

http://www.sleepeducation.com/index.aspx 

http://www.sleepapnea.org/ 

 

Tracheostomy:

http://www.tracheostomy.com/ 

http://www.headandneckcancer.org/patienteducation/docs/tracheostomy.php 


American Lung Association http://www.lungusa.org/
American Heart Association http://www.cpr-ecc.org/
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation http://www.cff.org/
Mothers of Ashtmatics http://www.aanma.org/
American Lung Association lung health topics. http://www.lungusa.org/
American Association for Respiratory Care patient education. http://www.yourlunghealth.org/
National Heart Lung & Blood Institute. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/index.html
American College of Chest Physicians patient education  http://www.chestnet.org/patients/guides/
American Thoracic Society patient education  http://www.thoracic.org/sections/education/patient-education/index.html
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)  http://www.cdc.gov/
Asthma & Allergy Foundation http://www.aafa.org/
JAMA Asthma http://www.amaassn.org/special/asthma/treatmnt/treatmnt.htm
US COPD Coalition http://www.uscopd.com/
Food & Drug Administration http://www.fda.gov/
Do you have questions or concerns about your Respiratory Therapist?