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American Lung Association
Australian Lung Foundation (Lung Net)
The Canadian Lung Association

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ARDS Support Center
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (eMed, Todd Rothenhaus, MD)
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult (eMed, Steven A. Conrad, MD PhD)
ARDS Foundation of Illinois 

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Breathing Related 
Handbook of Nasal Disease - TM Davidson, MD
Tips for Better Breathing
The Importance of Proper Breathing Techniques
Obstructive Sleep Apnea  includes self test! (Am Fam Phys Dec 99)

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Bronchiectasis: the 'other' obstructive lung disease (CME)
- MedFacts from Nat'l Jewish Research 

An Office Approach to the Diagnosis of Chronic Cough (AAFP)

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(Chronic Bronchitis & Emphysema)

COPD Guide from Family Practice  (Click on "Reference Guides" in left column for listing) 
National Emphysema Foundation
CopdCanada - by patients for patients, with emphasis on Canadian health perspective
Living With COPD - written by patients for patients
Every Breath You Take - Preventing and Treating Emphysema (FDA Consumer Magazine)
Chronic Bronchitis: Primary Care Management (American Family Physician, May 15, 1998)
Taking Care of Chronic Bronchitis (AAFP Patient Handout)
Diagnostic Evaluation of Dyspnea (American Family Physician, Feb 15, 1998))
Respiratory Disturbances at night in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)  

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Cystic Fibrosis 
Cystic-L - Cystic Fibrosis information and support

Disability Information 
Listing of Impairments for Social Security Disability - Eligibility Criteria

Drugs / Medications  
Drug Induced Lung Diseases
Common allergic and allergic-like reactions to medications (March 1999 Postgrad Medicine)
The Effects of Drugs on Laboratory Values

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End-of-Life Issues 
Dying Well -  Resources for people facing life-limiting illness, their families, and their professional caregivers
Growth House, Inc.
Last Acts

Exercising With Chronic Lung Disease 
Exercise:  A Guide from the National Institute on Aging & NASA - illustrated
Exercising for People With Breathing Problems

Starting An Exercise Program

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Interstitial Lung Disease / Pulmonary Fibrosis
more IPF/ILD-links
Acute Interstitial Pneumonia (aka Hamman Rich Syndrome) (CME)  

Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis  
Patients' Handbook on Interstitial Lung Disease fm Virtual Hospital
The Challenge of Interstitial Lung Disease - Kevin Brown, MD
Facts About Pulmonary Fibrosis and Interstitial Lung Disease - Amer Lung Assn
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (AKA extrinsic allergic alveolitis) (CME)
Respiratory Disorders caused by Farm Exposures (CME)
Quality of life of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients - Eur Respir J 2001; 17:954-961

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Journals /On-line Publications 
American Family Physician
Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine  
British Medical Journal
Journal of Clinical Investigation  
The Lancet Interactive

New England Journal of Medicine
Medical Journal of Australia
Postgraduate Medicine On-Line 
Pulmonary Reviews  / Respiratory Reviews 
TTMed ( Timely Topics in Medicine)-Respiratory - Your Complete Respiratory Portal used by specialist physicians, general practitioners, students and patients to stay abreast of the latest advances in the respiratory field.

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Lung Cancer 
The Lung Cancer Manual (Complete On-line book or order hardbound copy)
Lung Cancer Org  

Lung Transplantation 
International Guidelines for the Selection of Lung Transplant Candidates 
Single lung transplant for emphysema: distant complications
Roger Stevens' (Double Lung Transplant Recipient) Home Page  
New Lungs - Q&A on every aspect of transplantation

Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS) 
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery  
Surgery for severe COPD -Lung volume reduction and lung transplantation  

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Medical Education 
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis & Therapy - 17th Edition
PILOT - IPF Diagnosis, Treatment and Management Information

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Occupational Lung Disease 
Environmental and Occupational Lung Diseases - Dr Gary Epler
Occupational Respiratory Diseases: Your Workplace and Your Lungs (AAFP patient info)

Steroid Induced Osteoporosis -  Postgraduate Medicine
Prevention of Osteoporosis and Fractures (Am Fam Phys)
Boning Up on Osteoporosis  - FDA Consumer Publication 

Oxygen Issues
Long-term oxygen therapy for COPD - Improving longevity and quality of life in hypoxemic patients (Postgrad Med)
Portable Oxygen: A User's Perspective
Living With Supplemental Oxygen - a patient's perspective

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Pneumothorax, Iatrogenic, Spontaneous and Pneumomediastinum (eMed)
Pneumothorax (Fred Bove, MD, PhD) 

Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT) 
QUICK REFERENCE - Systematic Evaluation of PFTs - J. Ferrante, MD
Pulmonary Function Tests & Their Interpretations
Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests: Spirometry
Respiratory Function Tests - and their Application  - Australian Thoracic Org- pdf 

Pulmonary Rehab 
COPD Patient's Guide To Pulmonary Rehab  - (ACCP)
Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD - BR Celli, MD

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Ocular Involvement in Sarcoidosis  - Handbook of Ocular Disease Management
Pulmonology - Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis: A Primary Care Review
You Have Sarcoidosis: What Does This Mean to You?

Support Sites 
Aspergillus Patient Website (Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis)  
Alpha1 Assn - (Inherited emphysema)
EFFORTS - Emphysema/COPD Activist & Support List
PH Association (Pulmonary Hypertension)
Second Wind Lung Transplant Assn, Inc
Wegener's Granulomatosis Support Group, Inc. and Wegener's Granulomatosis - UK

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Rare Conditions & Syndromes
see Patient Support for additional conditions
ATRA Syndrome (All-Trans Retinoic Acid) - Abstract from Blood Journal
BOOP (Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia)
- Dr Gary Epler
Bronchiolar Airway Disorders and Bronchiolitis Obiterans (BO) - Dr Gary Epler
LAM Foundation (Lymphangioleiomyomatosis) 

Lung Sounds 
    The Virtual Stethoscope Project McGill Univ (CA)

Sleep Net - Everything you wanted to know about sleep disorders but were too tired to ask

Sites about Special Children & Issues

Melissa's Page (about Tuberous Sclerosis)

Are Vaccinations Safe?

 fractal - Missing Link


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