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  1. Lung Cancer Discusses causes of lung cancer, including smoking and exposure to asbestos or radon. Covers symptoms and how lung cancer is diagnosed. Covers treatment with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Includes info on palliative care.
  2. Angiogram of the Lung
  3. Lungs and Airways Has info on general coughs, pneumonia, tuberculosis, and COPD. Also has chest X-ray info and interactive topics on bronchitis and croup.
  4. Lung Biopsy
  5. Lung Surgery for Lung Cancer Looks at lung surgery (called thoracotomy) to treat lung cancer. Covers how it is done and what to expect after surgery. Covers its risks and how well it works. Offers illustrations on three types of surgery: wedge resection, lobectomy, and pneumonectomy.
  6. Lung Cancer Screening
  7. Pulmonary (Lung) Nodules
  8. Asbestos and Lung Cancer
  9. Lung Function in COPD
  10. COPD's Effect on theLungs
  11. Black Lung Disease
  12. Lung VQ Scan
  13. Tests for Lung Infections
  14. Lung Function Tests
  15. Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) Briefly discusses causes and symptoms of a collapsed lung (also called pneumothorax). Covers how it is diagnosed and treated. Links to info on COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis, and pneumonia.
  16. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs Learn three ways to get mucus out of your lungs so you can breathe easier.
  17. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs Learn how COPD affects your lungs and makes it hard to breathe.
  18. Asthma: What Happens in Your Lungs Learn what's going on in thelungs that can make it hard to breathe when you have asthma.
  19. Chronic Lung Disease in Infants
  20. Lung Transplant for Cystic Fibrosis
  21. Premature Infant: Treating Underdeveloped Lungs
  22. Home Lung Function Test
  23. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  24. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  25. Lung Cancer: Should I Have Screening? Guides people who are at high risk for lung cancer through the decision on whether to have an annual low-dose CT screening. Discusses the benefits and risks of having screening and the risk for getting lung cancer. Includes an interactive tool to help you decide.
  26. How Cystic Fibrosis Affects Breathing and theLungs
  27. Lung Cancer Screening: Low-Dose CT Scan
  28. Lung Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  29. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  30. Chronic Lung Disease in Infants: Caring for Your Baby
  31. Lung Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  32. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  33. Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  34. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  35. Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI]
  36. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  37. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  38. beractant
  39. Pulmonary Embolism Discusses primary cause (blood clot in thelungs) and symptoms of pulmonary embolism. Looks at treatment with thrombolytic medicines, blood thinners (anticoagulants), or surgery. Links to info on complications like pulmonary hypertension.
  40. Sarcoidosis
  41. How to Use an Incentive Spirometer Learn how to use an incentive spirometer to improve the health of your lungs.
  42. COPD
  43. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  44. Checking Peak Flow Learn how to use a peak flow meter to check how well your lungs are working.
  45. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) Discusses causes and symptoms of COPD. Looks at chronic bronchitis and emphysema, two diseases that are usually a part of COPD. Covers quitting smoking. Includes treatment with bronchodilators and inhaled corticosteroids. Offers home treatment tips.
  46. Lactic Acid Dehydrogenase (LDH) Discusses test to help diagnose lung disease, lymphoma, anemia, liver disease, and also to see how well chemotherapy is working during treatment for lymphoma. Looks at possible results.
  47. Hemochromatosis
  48. Cancer Provides links to info on cancer. Topics covered include breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and cancer pain. Links to info that can help you make a decision on diagnostic or screening tests. Includes info on treatment choices.
  49. Mediastinoscopy Discusses mediastinoscopy, a surgical procedure used to find problems in the upper chest and lungs. Covers why and how it is done. Looks at risks and how to prepare. Covers normal and abnormal results. Covers what to think about when having a mediastinoscopy.
  50. Acute Bronchitis Describes acute bronchitis, which is short-term inflammation of the tubes carrying air to thelungs. Explains difference between bronchitis and pneumonia. Includes causes and symptoms like cough. Covers treatment options.
  51. Tracheostomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Discusses tracheostomy to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This surgery is done only for severe OSA. Explains that permanent opening in windpipe is created. Discusses possible complications, including lung infection, trouble talking, or scar tissue.
  52. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing Learn some exercises for your lungs to make it easier to breathe.
  53. Cystic Fibrosis: Helping Your Child Cough Up Mucus
  54. History and Physical Exam for Heart Failure Includes what doctor asks about health history. Covers other problems like heart attack, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Also medicines you take, illnesses in your family. Covers listening to heart and lungs, checking legs and belly for swelling.
  55. Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler Covers using an inhaler to get needed medicine into lungs quickly. Describes dry powder inhalers, how they work, and why to use them. Includes pictures on how to use a dry powder inhaler.
  56. Pneumonia Discusses pneumonia, a lung infection caused by bacteria. Covers mild symptoms of walking pneumonia and more severe symptoms of other types of pneumonia. Discusses tests used to diagnose pneumonia. Includes info on treatment using antibiotics.
  57. Pulmonary Hypertension
  58. Tuberculosis (TB)
  59. Anticholinergics for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers anticholinergic medicines to relax and enlarge airways in lungs with COPD. Lists generic and brand names such as ipratropium (Atrovent), tiotropium (Spiriva), and ipratropium and albuterol (Combivent). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  60. Methylxanthines for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers methylxanthines for COPD. Looks at medicines that help relax airways, improve breathing, and help get mucus out of thelungs. Lists generic and brand names such as theophylline (Theo-24). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  61. Medical History and Physical Exam for Coronary Artery Disease Covers questions that doctor might ask to help diagnose heart disease. Covers medical exam, which includes checks on blood pressure and heartbeat, lungs, pulses, and carotid arteries. Includes info on signs of heart failure.
  62. Beta2-Agonists for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers beta2-agonists for COPD. Looks at bronchodilator medicines to relax and enlarge airways in thelungs, making breathing easier. Lists generic and brand names such as albuterol (Proventil). Includes how well they work and side effects.
  63. Oxygen Treatment for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Covers oxygen treatment to increase oxygen flow to lungs and blood when you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Explains that oxygen therapy may slow or prevent heart failure. Covers oxygen use during exercise, sleep, and travel.
  64. Asthma in Children: Helping a Child Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler and Mask Spacer Covers helping a child with asthma use a metered-dose inhaler with mask spacer. Explains that a metered dose inhaler delivers a measured dose of medicine directly to thelungs. Includes pictures on how to use metered-dose inhaler with mask spacer.
  65. Swallowed or Inhaled Objects
  66. Forced Expiratory Volume and Forced Vital Capacity
  67. Postural Drainage and Chest Percussion
  68. Pleural Effusion
  69. Bronchoscopy
  70. Pleurisy
  71. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
  72. Near-Drowning
  73. Sputum Cytology
  74. Anthrax Discusses anthrax, a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis bacteria. Covers symptoms based on the three types of infection. Discusses treatment with antibiotics and other medicines. Covers anthrax vaccine. Offers tips on reducing exposure risk.
  75. Paradoxical Embolism
  76. Influenza (Seasonal Flu) Discusses symptoms of the flu, which is caused by the influenza virus. Covers how it's spread and when people who have the flu are contagious. Discusses prevention, including getting the influenza vaccine. Offers home treatment tips.
  77. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)
  78. Tuberculin Skin Test
  79. Heimlich Maneuver for Adults and Children Older Than 1 Year
  80. Smallpox Discusses smallpox, a contagious infection caused by the variola virus. Covers symptoms and how it's diagnosed. Discusses how it's spread. Discusses smallpox vaccine, including who should have it and who should not. Covers smallpox as a biological weapon.
  81. Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)
  82. Belly-Breathing (Diaphragmatic Breathing)
  83. Oxygen Delivery Systems
  84. Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia (Nosocomial Pneumonia)
  85. Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever
  86. Altitude Sickness
  87. Asthma in Teens and Adults Covers causes and symptoms of asthma in teens and adults. Includes info on avoiding triggers and treating attacks. Looks at treatment with controller medicine. Covers delivery systems that include metered-dose and dry powder inhalers and nebulizers.
  88. Sputum Culture
  89. Valley Fever
  90. Caring for Your Baby's Nasal Cannula
  91. Right-Sided Heart Failure
  92. Sleep Apnea: What Is It? Learn what sleep apnea is and why it's important to treat it.
  93. What Is a Sleep Study? Learn what sleep studies are and why they're done.
  94. Breathing Exercises: Using a Manual Incentive Spirometer
  95. Bronchiectasis
  96. Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening
  97. Organ Transplant Answers questions about organ transplants. Covers becoming an organ donor and getting on a waiting list. Covers tests used to see if you'd be a good candidate. Looks at medicines that you might take after a transplant. Offers tips for staying healthy.
  98. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection
  99. Cystic Fibrosis
  100. Hantavirus: Questions Your Doctor May Ask

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