Lungs and Airways

  1. Acute Bronchitis
  2. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  3. Advance Care Planning: Should I Receive CPR and Life Support?
  4. Allergies: Avoiding Indoor Triggers
  5. Allergies: Should I Take Allergy Shots?
  6. Allergy Shots for Asthma
  7. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Genetic Testing
  8. Altitude Sickness
  9. Angiogram
  10. Angiogram of the Lung
  11. Anthrax
  12. Antibiotics for Acute Bronchitis
  13. Antibiotics for Pneumonia
  14. Anticholinergics for Asthma
  15. Anticholinergics for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  16. Anticoagulants for Pulmonary Embolism
  17. Arterial Blood Gases
  18. Asbestos and Lung Cancer
  19. Assessing Your Asthma Knowledge
  20. Asthma Action Plan
  21. Asthma Action Plan
  22. Asthma Action Plan for Your Child
  23. Asthma Action Plan: Green Zone
  24. Asthma Action Plan: Red Zone
  25. Asthma Action Plan: Yellow Zone
  26. Asthma and GERD
  27. Asthma and Vocal Cord Problems
  28. Asthma and Wheezing
  29. Asthma Attack
  30. Asthma Diary
  31. Asthma During Pregnancy
  32. Asthma in Children
  33. Asthma in Children: Helping a Child Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler and Mask Spacer
  34. Asthma in Children: Knowing How Bad an Attack Is
  35. Asthma in Older Adults: Managing Treatment
  36. Asthma in Teens and Adults
  37. Asthma Treatment Goals
  38. Asthma Triggers
  39. Asthma: Controlling Cockroaches
  40. Asthma: Educating Yourself and Your Child
  41. Asthma: Helping a Young Child Take Medicine
  42. Asthma: How to Overcome Treatment Obstacles
  43. Asthma: Identifying Your Triggers
  44. Asthma: Is Your Child Using the Rescue Inhaler Too Often?
  45. Asthma: Keeping Your Child Out of the Hospital
  46. Asthma: Measuring Peak Flow
  47. Asthma: Myths About Inhaled Steroids
  48. Asthma: Overcoming Obstacles to Taking Medicines
  49. Asthma: Overuse of Quick-Relief Medicines
  50. Asthma: Peak Expiratory Flow and Personal Best
  51. Asthma: Symptoms of Difficulty Breathing
  52. Asthma: Taking Charge of Your Asthma
  53. Asthma: The Importance of Controller Medicines
  54. Asthma: Using an Asthma Action Plan
  55. Asthma: Using an Inhaler and Spacer
  56. Asthma: Ways to Take Inhaled Medicines
  57. Asthma: What Happens in Your Lungs
  58. Asthma's Impact on Your Child's Life
  59. Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)
  60. Avoiding COPD Triggers
  61. Barking Coughs in Children
  62. Belly-Breathing (Diaphragmatic Breathing)
  63. Benefits of Flu Shots
  64. Beta2-Agonists for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  65. Black Lung Disease
  66. Breathing Exercises: Using a Manual Incentive Spirometer
  67. Breathing Problems: Using a Dry Powder Inhaler
  68. Breathing Problems: Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler
  69. Breathing Smoke or Fumes
  70. Bronchiectasis
  71. Bronchiolitis
  72. Bronchitis: Should I Take Antibiotics?
  73. Bronchoscopy
  74. Bullectomy for COPD
  75. Bupropion (Zyban) for Quitting Smoking
  76. Cal's Story: Learning to Exercise When You Have COPD
  77. Carbon Dioxide (Bicarbonate)
  78. Carbon Monoxide (CO)
  79. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  80. Cardiopulmonary Syndromes (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  81. Caring for Your Baby's Nasal Cannula
  82. Challenge Tests for Asthma
  83. Checking Peak Flow
  84. Chest Problems
  85. Chest X-Ray
  86. Children and Cough and Cold Medicines
  87. Choking Rescue for Babies
  88. Choking Rescue Procedure (Heimlich Maneuver)
  89. Chronic Lung Disease in Infants
  90. Chronic Lung Disease in Infants: Caring for Your Baby
  91. Classification of Asthma
  92. Cold Agglutinins
  93. Colds
  94. Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  95. Comforting a Child Who Has a Respiratory Illness
  96. Comparing Nicotine Replacement Methods
  97. Complications of Allergic Rhinitis
  98. Complications of Whooping Cough
  99. Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Body
  100. Conserving Energy When You Have COPD or Other Chronic Conditions
  101. Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  102. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  103. COPD and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency
  104. COPD and Sex
  105. COPD Flare-Ups
  106. COPD: Avoiding Weight Loss
  107. COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers
  108. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  109. COPD: Clearing Your Lungs
  110. COPD: Eating Well for Strength and Energy
  111. COPD: Exercises for Building Strength
  112. COPD: Exercises for Easier Breathing
  113. COPD: Handling a Flare-Up
  114. COPD: How to Use a Nebulizer
  115. COPD: Keeping Your Diet Healthy
  116. COPD: Keeping Your Quality of Life
  117. COPD: Learning to Breathe Easier
  118. COPD: Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  119. COPD: Take This Chance to Quit Smoking
  120. COPD: Taking Medicines After a Flare-Up
  121. COPD: Time to Decide About Smoking
  122. COPD: Try a New Quit-Smoking Strategy
  123. COPD: Using Exercise to Feel Better
  124. COPD: What Happens to Your Lungs
  125. COPD: You Can Still Be Active
  126. COPD's Effect on the Lungs
  127. Corticosteroids for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  128. Cough Symptoms in Children
  129. Coughs, Age 11 and Younger
  130. Coughs, Age 12 and Older
  131. Croup
  132. Croup: Managing a Croup Attack
  133. Cystic Fibrosis
  134. Cystic Fibrosis and Exercise
  135. Cystic Fibrosis Carrier Screening
  136. Cystic Fibrosis: Helping Your Child Cough Up Mucus
  137. Cystic Fibrosis: Ways to Clear the Airways
  138. Dealing With Asthma Triggers
  139. Dry Coughs
  140. Enterovirus 68 (EV-D68)
  141. Environmental Illness
  142. Enzyme Replacement Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis
  143. Epinephrine for Croup
  144. Flu Complications
  145. Flu Vaccine Myths
  146. Flu Vaccines: Should I Get a Flu Vaccine?
  147. Flu: Should I Take Antiviral Medicine?
  148. Flu: Signs of Bacterial Infection
  149. Forced Expiratory Volume and Forced Vital Capacity
  150. Fractured Rib
  151. Fran's Story: Finding Support When You Have COPD
  152. Glucocorticoids for Croup
  153. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)
  154. Hantavirus: Advice for Hikers and Campers
  155. Hantavirus: Cleaning Up Rodent-Infested Areas
  156. Hantavirus: Keeping Rodent Numbers Down
  157. Hantavirus: Questions Your Doctor May Ask
  158. Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia (Nosocomial Pneumonia)
  159. Heart Failure: Avoiding Colds and Flu
  160. Heart Failure: Tips for Easier Breathing
  161. Heimlich Maneuver for Adults and Children Older Than 1 Year
  162. Helping Your Child Deal With Asthma
  163. Hiccups
  164. Home Lung Function Test
  165. How Asthma Develops in Children
  1. How Cystic Fibrosis Affects Breathing and the Lungs
  2. How to Use a Nebulizer With a Mask
  3. How to Use an Incentive Spirometer
  4. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  5. Hyperventilation
  6. Influenza (Seasonal Flu)
  7. Inhaled Corticosteroids for Long-Term Control of Asthma
  8. Interactive Tool: Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?
  9. Interactive Tool: How Does Smoking Affect Your Lifespan?
  10. Interactive Tool: How Much Is Smoking Costing You?
  11. Lactic Acid Dehydrogenase (LDH)
  12. Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever
  13. Leukotriene Pathway Modifiers for Long-Term Control of Asthma
  14. Living With More Than One Health Problem
  15. Long-Acting Beta2-Agonists for Long-Term Control of Asthma
  16. Long-Acting Bronchodilators for Your Child
  17. Lung Biopsy
  18. Lung Cancer
  19. Lung Cancer Prevention (PDQ®): Prevention - Patient Information [NCI]
  20. Lung Cancer Screening
  21. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI]
  22. Lung Function in COPD
  23. Lung Function Tests
  24. Lung Scan
  25. Lung Surgery for Lung Cancer
  26. Lung Transplant for Cystic Fibrosis
  27. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  28. Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  29. Managing a Croup Attack
  30. Mast Cell Stabilizers for Long-Term Control of Asthma
  31. Mediastinoscopy
  32. Medical History and Physical Exam for Tuberculosis (TB)
  33. Medical History for Pneumonia
  34. Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
  35. Methylxanthines for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  36. Monitoring Asthma Treatment
  37. Monitoring During Anesthesia
  38. Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (TB)
  39. Multiple-Drug Therapy for Tuberculosis (TB)
  40. Near-Drowning
  41. Ned's Story: Quitting Smoking
  42. Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Quitting Tobacco
  43. Nicotine Tests
  44. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  45. Object Stuck in a Child's Airway
  46. Object Stuck in the Throat
  47. Occupational Asthma
  48. Omalizumab for Asthma
  49. Oral Breathing Devices for Snoring
  50. Organ Transplant
  51. Oxygen Delivery Systems
  52. Oxygen Therapy
  53. Oxygen Therapy: Using Oxygen at Home
  54. Oxygen Treatment for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  55. Paradoxical Embolism
  56. Physical Exam for Pleurisy
  57. Physical Exam for Pneumonia
  58. Physical Therapy
  59. Pleurisy
  60. Pneumococcal Vaccine
  61. Pneumocystis Pneumonia and AIDS
  62. Pneumonia
  63. Pneumonia: Self-Care
  64. Postural Drainage and Chest Percussion
  65. Premature Infant: Treating Underdeveloped Lungs
  66. Pressure Injuries From Scuba Diving
  67. Preventing Choking
  68. Productive Coughs
  69. Pulmonary Embolism
  70. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  71. Quick Tips: What to Do When You Crave Nicotine
  72. Quit Smoking: How Medicines Can Help
  73. Quit Smoking: How to Tell Your Friends
  74. Quit Smoking: Keep Your Social Life
  75. Quitting Smoking
  76. Quitting Smoking: Coping With Cravings and Withdrawal
  77. Quitting Smoking: Dealing With a Slip-Up
  78. Quitting Smoking: Getting Support
  79. Quitting Smoking: Have Your Own Reason
  80. Quitting Smoking: Helping Someone Quit
  81. Quitting Smoking: It May Take Many Tries
  82. Quitting Smoking: Medicines Increase Success Rates
  83. Quitting Smoking: Medicines to Help With Cravings
  84. Quitting Smoking: Preventing Slips or Relapses
  85. Quitting Smoking: Should I Use Medicine?
  86. Quitting Smoking: The Rewards Start Now
  87. Radon
  88. Rapid Sputum Tests for Tuberculosis (TB)
  89. Relieving A Cough
  90. Respiratory Problems, Age 11 and Younger
  91. Respiratory Problems, Age 12 and Older
  92. Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Infection
  93. Risks of Smoking Cigars and Pipes
  94. Rodents That Carry Hantavirus
  95. RSV: Risk of Complications
  96. Sarah's Story: Dealing With the Emotions From COPD
  97. Sarcoidosis
  98. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
  99. Short-Acting Beta2-Agonists for Quick Relief of Asthma Symptoms
  100. Sleep Apnea
  101. Sleep Apnea: Fiber-Optic Pharyngoscopy
  102. Sleep Apnea: Having Trouble With CPAP?
  103. Sleep Apnea: Less Common Surgeries
  104. Sleep Apnea: Oral Devices
  105. Sleep Apnea: Should I Have a Sleep Study?
  106. Sleep Apnea: Should I Have Surgery?
  107. Sleep Apnea: Using CPAP
  108. Sleep Apnea: What Is It?
  109. Sleep Studies
  110. Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI]
  111. Smallpox
  112. Smoker's Cough: What Do You Tell Yourself?
  113. Smoking in Cancer Care (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]
  114. Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  115. Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
  116. Spinal Cord Injury: Assisted Cough
  117. Spinal Cord Injury: Breathing Practice
  118. Spirometry Tests for COPD
  119. Sputum Culture
  120. Sputum Cytology
  121. Stages of Sleep Apnea
  122. Steroid Medicine for Asthma: Myths and Facts
  123. Steroid-Induced Osteoporosis
  124. Stories From People Controlling Their Asthma
  125. Swallowed or Inhaled Objects
  126. Syphilis: Gummata
  127. Systemic Corticosteroids for Relief During Asthma Attacks
  128. Teaching Your Child to Use an Inhaler With a Spacer
  129. Teaching Your Child to Use an Inhaler Without a Spacer
  130. Teenagers: Feeling Different Because of Asthma
  131. Tests for Lung Infections
  132. Theophylline for Long-Term Control of Asthma
  133. Thoracentesis
  134. Thrombolytic Medicines for Pulmonary Embolism
  135. Tips for Reducing Indoor Pollutants in Your Home
  136. Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring
  137. Tracheostomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  138. Track Your Smoking
  139. Traveling With Oxygen
  140. Treating Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
  141. Treating Tuberculosis in Children
  142. Treating Tuberculosis in People With HIV
  143. Treating Tuberculosis in Pregnant Women
  144. Tuberculin Skin Test
  145. Tuberculosis (TB)
  146. Tuberculosis in Infants and Children
  147. Tuberculosis in People With HIV
  148. Tuberculosis Screening
  149. Types of Chest Injuries
  150. Using a Dry Powder Inhaler
  151. Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler With a Mask Spacer
  152. Using a Metered-Dose Inhaler Without a Spacer
  153. Using Oxygen Therapy at Home
  154. Using Oxygen When Away From Home
  155. Using Oxygen: Tips for Cannula and Skin Care
  156. Using Vaporizers and Humidifiers
  157. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  158. Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty for Snoring
  159. Valley Fever
  160. Varenicline (Chantix) for Quitting Smoking
  161. Ventilation Options for COPD
  162. What Is a Sleep Study?
  163. Whooping Cough (Pertussis)
  164. Why Children Don't Need Antibiotics for Colds or Flu
  165. Why You Don't Need Antibiotics for Bronchitis