Canadian Lung Association
A patient's resource about living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Covers in detail, living with lung disease, learning about the lungs and improving air quality. A separate section about the organization.
American Association for Respiratory Care: Patient Education
Information and tips for dealing with chronic lung problems.
Chest Medicine Online
Definition, causes, and treatments of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Clinical Trials for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Explains the importance of participating in COPD clinical trials and how even participants who take placebos contribute and benefit from volunteering.
Confronting COPD in America
The largest and most comprehensive US survey to date of patient and provider knowledge, attitudes, and behavior related to COPD. Site provides results, conclusions, and background information.
Support groups, forums, medications, news, and research information about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
International Multidisciplinary Meeting on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Find the annual dates, locations, program, and register online.
Provides information and interactive support for COPD patients, caregivers, families and interested individuals, featuring chatrooms, message boards, e-mail lists, and a library.
COPD Takes its Toll
UK site about the incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. An extensive look at this disease.
A not for profit, support and activist organization for patients, caregivers, and medical professionals striving to bring more funding for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease research.
Support and advocacy group for patients, caregivers, and medical professionals. Provides information about the disease and links to valuable resources.
Critical Care Associates of Syracuse PC
Conference: Northeast pulmonary teaching conference for the lung and respiratory specialist. Took place on 10 - 12 November 2000.
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Information on chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema and death from chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema.
Information about the organization which promotes research on emphysema. Also data and support for COPD.
eMedicine Health - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of COPD.
Emphysema and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Detailed definition of this disorder with a look at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, complications and treatment.
General Practice Notebook - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Clinically-oriented information on the different types.
Geriatric Services of America
Information and support for lung disease sufferers. Find out how our Medicare-supported program of respiratory therapist-monitored prescriptions can keep you healthy and at home.
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
A list of objectives, documents and resources and registration for the guideline launch.
Created on the simple premise that Americans are paying far too much for medical care.
PERF on Breathing
An article about the importance of proper breathing techniques for pulmonary rehabilitation.
Over 700 health topics for COPD and emphysema patients.
Pulmonary Education Resource Foundation
Informed COPD resource location including newsletters and a message board.
Pulmonary Hypertension Association
Information for people with COPD and PH by way of message boards, articles, and other resources.
Information for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Includes emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, and treatments.
Web links and support resources for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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