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PATIENT EDUCATION

COMMON REASONS FOR PULMONARY EVALUATION

Acute Bronchitis

Acute Bronchitis - ACCP

Air Pollution

Air Pollution - ATS

Asthma

What is Asthma? - ATS

Treating Asthma Symptoms with Quick Relief: Bronchodilators - Prescription or Over-the-Counter Inhalers -ATS

Bronchiolitis and Organizing Pneumonia

What is Bronchiolitis? - ACCP

Bronchiolitis Obliterans with Organizing Pneumonia - ACCP

COPD and Emphysema

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - ATS

Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - ATS

About Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - ATS

Cough

About Acute and Chronic Cough - ATS

Acute and Chronic Cough Symptoms and Treatments - ACCP

COVID-19

What is COVID-19? - ATS

What is COVID-19? - JAMA

Diagnosis and Management of COVID-19 - ATS

Inhale Only Clean Air - ATS

Managing Your Chronic Lung Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic - ATS

Exposure to Wildfires

Exposure to Wildfires - ATS

Home Oxygen

Oxygen Therapy - ATS

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Diagnosis and Management -ATS

About Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis - ACCP

Influenza

Influenza - ATS

Interstitial Lung Disease and Pulmonary Fibrosis

About Pulmonary Fibrosis - ATS

About Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) - ATS

Interstitial Lung Disease - ACCP

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Introduction - ATS

Lung Cancer Treatment - ATS

Lung Cancer Prevention - ATS

Lung Cancer: Malignant Pleural Effusions - ATS

Lung Cancer: Indwelling Tunneled Pleural Catheters - ATS

Mold and Lung Disease

Mold Exposure - ATS

Occupational Lung Disease

About Silicosis - ATS

Work-Related Lung Diseases - ACCP

Pleural Disease

Pleural Effusions and Other Pleural Diseases (Problems with Lining around the Lungs) and Thoracentesis - ATS

Pneumothorax - Brighman and Women's Hospital

Pneumothorax Collapsed Lung

Pneumonia

Pneumonia - ATS

Pulmonary Coccidlomycosis

What is Coccidiodomycosis? - ATS

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary Embolism  - ATS

Pulmonary Hypertension

About Pulmonary Hypertension - ATS

What is Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension? -ATS

Pulmonary Nodules

Pulmonary Nodules - ATS

Sarcoidosis

What is Sarcoidosis? - ATS

Treatment of Sarcoidosis -ATS

Shortness of Breath

About Shortness of Breath - ACCP

Breathlessness—Shortness of Breath -ATS

Sudden Breathlessness Crisis ATS

Sleep Apnea

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults? - ATS

Continuous Positive Airway Pressure for Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnea - ATS

Oral Appliances for Sleep Apnea in Adults - ATS

Other Therapies for Sleep Apnea - ATS

Tobacco, Marijuana and Vaping

Why Do I Smoke and Why Do I Keep Smoking? - ATS

Smoking and Tobacco Use - ACCP

Vaping and E-Cigarettes - ATS

Smoking Marijuana and the Lungs -ATS

ATS Health Alert: EVALI-E-Cigarette or Vaping Product Use-Associated Lung Injury - ATS

Vocal Cord Dysfunction

About Vocal Cord Dysfunction

ADDITIONAL LINKS

6-Minute Walk Test

Bronchoscopy

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET)

Computed Tomography (CT) Scan

CT Guided Lung Biopsy

Endobronchial Ultrasound Bronchoscopy
Lung Function Tests - ACCP

Lung Function Tests - ATS

Methacholine Challenge Testing

Pulse Oximetry

Spirometry
Telemedicine

BRONCHIECTASIS AND NTM 

About Bronchiectasis - ATS

Bronchiectasis Symptoms and Diagnosis - ATS

What is Nontuberculous Mycobacterium Disease - ATS

NTM (Nontuberculous Mycobacterium) Symptoms and Diagnosis - ACCP

Treating Bronchiectasis - ATS

About NTM (Nontuberculous Mycobacterium) - aboutNTM.org

NTM (Nontuberculous Mycobacterium) Organization - NTMinfo.org

Bronchiectasis and NTM Initiative

Airway Clearance Teaching

IMPACT - Individual Management of Patient Airway Clearance Therapy

CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - CFF.org

About Cystic Fibrosis - ACCP

Testing for Cystic Fibrosis - CFF.org

Treatment Therapies - CFF.org

Aerosolized Medications and Airway Clearance for Cystic Fibrosis Patients - SBCH Adult CF Program

Basics of Infection Prevention Measures in the Outpatient Cystic Fibrosis Clinic and Hospital - SBCH Adult CF Program

Cottage Health: Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis Clinic

PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE SOCIETY LINKS 

ATS Patients Education Series Link

CHEST Patient Education Resources Link

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