• Resource Guide for Pneumonia

    RESOURCES

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

    Phone:1-800-LUNGUSA1-800-586-4872

    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 RDAtlanta, 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 CenterAttn: WebsitePO Box 30105Bethesda, 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 BroadwayNew 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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