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Lung disease - resources

Resources - lung disease

 

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The following organizations are good resources for information on lung disease:

Resources for specific lung diseases:

Asthma:

Emphysema/COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease):

Cystic fibrosis:

 

 
  • Normal lung anatomy

    Normal lung anatomy - illustration

    The lungs are a major part of respiratory system. The function of the respiratory system is to supply the body with oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide.

    Normal lung anatomy

    illustration

    • Normal lung anatomy

      Normal lung anatomy - illustration

      The lungs are a major part of respiratory system. The function of the respiratory system is to supply the body with oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide.

      Normal lung anatomy

      illustration

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