Patient Education

There are multiple resources available to obtain reliable information about different pulmonary diseases.

1) The American Thoracic Society (ATS) has a website with educational resources for patients at

2) UpToDate is an online medical information resource where patients can go to learn about a medical condition, better understand management and treatment options, and find information to have a better dialogue with their healthcare providers. UpToDate provides in-depth, authoritative medical information, including recommendations based on the latest published evidence. Patients can view hundreds of free patient-level topics or subscribe to gain access to thousands of physician-level topics. UpToDate is the trusted resource of physicians around the world and is used by the majority of academic medical centers in the US. Visit them at or search below.

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Click on the links below for information on the specific topics.


Bronchial Asthma


Chronic Cough



Lung Cancer Prevention & Screening

Lung Cancer Risks, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Occupational Lung Disease