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Pneumonia: Additional Sources Of Information

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 15:24

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on pneumonia.

American Lung Association 
Phone: (800) 586-4872
http://www.lungusa.org

Offices and website for American Lung Association. The website includes information on pneumonia and other lung-related diseases, including consumer-related information.

National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute Information Center 
Phone: (301) 251-1222
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/index.htm

This division of the federal government's National Institutes of Health deals with lung diseases. Some consumer oriented booklets and pamphlets are available. The site is also a good resource for new treatments being considered.

The American Academy of Family Physicians 
For patient information: http://familydoctor.org/

The professional association for family practice doctors throughout the US. It offers a good selection of consumer brochures on many breathing and lung related issues. Many of these are also available on their website.

Canadian Lung Association 
Phone: 613-747-6776
http://www.lung.ca/pneumonia/

The Canadian Lung Association is the largest group of its kind in Canada. Like the ALA, it has a number of pamphlets and web pages available for consumers and doctors.

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