Pulmonary Resources


Pulmonary Resources from Gaylord Specialty Healthcare

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.

General Pulmonary Resources

Gaylord's Pulmonary Education Manual

Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program brochure

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


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