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Pulmonary Resources


We’re committed to providing our patients, and their families, with the information they need to understand and manage their medical condition. The links below can give you a basic understanding of the issues commonly associated with pulmonary conditions. If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to ask a member of the Gaylord Pulmonary team. 

Pulmonary Rehab Program 

Websites and Organizations

American Lung Association -

American Lung Association of CT -

American Association for Respiratory Care -

Your Lung Health -

National Lung Health Education Program -

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Lung Information -

Emphysema Foundation for Our Right to Survive (EFFORTS) -

National Institute of Health-Medline -

Better Breather’s Support Group -

Smoking Cessation

American Lung Association- “Freedom from Smoking Online” at:

COPD Patient Guide from the American Thoracic Society 

Ventilator Resources

Mechanical Ventilation from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) 

Other Resources

Success of A Respiratory Therapist-Driven Tracheostomy Decannulation Protocol, poster presentation from ATS 2014 Conference by Richard MacGillivray BS,CRT, Lorraine Cullen RRT, Brett Gerstenhaber MD, Luis Teba MD


Inpatient Admissions: (203) 284-2810

Inpatient Fax: (203) 294-8701

Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation: (203) 741-3351

Vent Weaning Program: (203) 679-3539