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Critical Care Associates of Syracuse PC
Conference: Northeast pulmonary teaching conference for the lung and respiratory specialist. Took place on 10 - 12 November 2000.
University of Iowa Family Practice Handbook
A detailed description of emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Canadian Lung Association
A patient's resource about living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Covers in detail, living with lung disease, learning about the lungs and improving air quality. A separate section about the organization.
Interstitial Lung Diseases: Information Booklet for Patients
A booklet providing information on interstitial pulmonary fibrosis or lung scarring.
Living With COPD
This site is written by and for patients of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Created on the simple premise that Americans are paying far too much for medical care.
American Association for Respiratory Care: Patient Education
Information and tips for dealing with chronic lung problems.
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
A list of objectives, documents and resources and registration for the guideline launch.
A not for profit, support and activist organization for patients, caregivers, and medical professionals striving to bring more funding for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease research.
Pulmonology Channel
Information about diagnosis and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The Breathing Space
Information about medications, stopping smoking, and living better with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
COPD Center
Information about therapy for emphysema and lung volume reduction and pulmonary rehabilitation program.
Your Nutritional Status
Information about how a person's nutritional status can influence the degree of severity of COPD. Some useful diet tips and recommendations.
Oxygen Therapy
American Lung Association fact sheet.
Pulmonary Center
Over 700 health topics for COPD and emphysema patients.
Confronting COPD in America
The largest and most comprehensive US survey to date of patient and provider knowledge, attitudes, and behavior related to COPD. Site provides results, conclusions, and background information.
Recent Developments in the Management of COPD
Complete review of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the most recent abstracts on relieving the severity of its symptoms.
Support groups, forums, medications, news, and research information about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Chest Medicine Online
Definition, causes, and treatments of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Information for people with COPD and PH by way of message boards, articles, and other resources.
Emphysema and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Detailed definition of this disorder with a look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, complications and treatment.
COPD Takes its Toll
UK site about the incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. An extensive look at this disease.
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Information on chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema and death from chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.
Breathe Easy
A guide to lung and respiratory disease for patients and their families, written by Lawrence Martin, M.D. Extensive data base concerning all aspects of this disease.
Information about the organization which promotes research on emphysema. Also data and support for COPD.
PERF on Breathing
An article about the importance of proper breathing techniques for pulmonary rehabilitation.
The Cheshire Medical Center
Information and links related to chronic lung disease, aimed at the general public.
General Practice Notebook - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Clinically-oriented information on the different types.
MedicineNet - COPD
Information about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from
COPD International
Provides information and interactive support for COPD patients, caregivers, families and interested individuals, featuring chatrooms, message boards, e-mail lists, and a library.
Pulmonary Education Resource Foundation
Informed COPD resource location including newsletters and a message board.
WebMD, Inc.
Web links and support resources for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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