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Resource Guide for Pneumonia

RESOURCES

Address: 1301 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Suite 800 Washington, DC 20004

Phone: 1-800-LUNGUSA 1-800-586-4872

Internet address: http://www.lungusa.org

Description of services provided: This is a website covering all kinds of information about diseases and conditions of the lungs, including various types of pneumonia. Information on how to quit smoking, and lots of data and statistics are available. You can also link into your local American Lung Association’s website and can get information on activities and programs occurring all over the nation. Research programs are discussed, and links to a variety of relevant websites are also available.

RESOURCES

Address: 1600 Clifton RD Atlanta, GA 30333

Phone: 1-800-311-3435

Internet address: http://www.cdc.gov

Description of services provided: This site provides information on many types of pneumonia, prevention guidelines, data, and statistics. You can also get information on how to stay healthy while traveling to different countries, as well as a huge amount of other information pertaining to public health, tracking disease trends globally, and international health initiatives.

RESOURCES

Address: NHLBI Health Information Center Attn: Website PO Box 30105 Bethesda, Maryland, 20824-0105

Phone: 1-301-592-8573

Internet address: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Description of services provided: This website has detailed information about various heart, lung, and blood disorders, including information on various types of pneumonia. Information is available for patients, the general public, and healthcare providers. News and press releases about recent research findings are available. There are details on research projects seeking volunteers if you are interested in participating in a clinical trial. Numerous links to other pertinent sites are also available.

RESOURCES

Address: 61 Broadway New York, NY 10006-2755

Phone: 1-212-315-8600

Internet address: http://www.thoracic.org

Description of services provided: This education and scientific society has over 18,000 members. Visitors to the site can access ATS journals and documents.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Brian Randall
  • Review Date: 10/2012
  • Update Date: 10/11/2012
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