Pneumonia: Additional Sources Of InformationMonday, April 23, 2012 - 15:24
Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on pneumonia.
American Lung Association
Phone: (800) 586-4872
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
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
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.