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Patient Education CHEST Foundation

Details: Our lung health resources are designed to help your patients, both in and out of a clinical setting, giving them access to appropriate and credible information. Patients should start here Lung Health A–Z provides patients with comprehensive information on nearly every topic related to lung health, including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

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Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Guide CHEST Foundation

Details: Health care providers know that patients are increasingly racially and ethnically diverse. HCPs have skills that are applicable to any culture and tradition. The care team in the ICU will know that some patients may distrust health care institutions because of prior personal or historical discrimination and that this may impact treatment decisions.

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Lung Health A-Z CHEST Foundation

Details: Lung Health A–Z The first step in making a lasting impact on the fight against lung disease is through education, which is why we’ve created one of the most comprehensive libraries on lung health you can find. Select any topic to learn more. Resource centers AsthmaExplore our new and improved patient education tools.

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COVID-19 Sheds Light On Importance of Community Service Grants

Details: Other grants have gone toward the procurement of health-care quality masks and oximeters. In addition, the Foundation has placed a special focus on patients who use nebulizers, creating videos on how to clean disposable respiratory equipment in an emergency when replacement disposable units may be in short supply.

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Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM)

Details: Understanding your diagnosis is the first step toward better lung health. Access our free educational resources to learn more about …

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Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

Details: Your health care provider will diagnose hypersensitivity pneumonitis by asking you questions about symptoms and doing a physical exam. Your provider may also order some of the following tests: Chest X-ray and computed tomography (CT) scan. These scans may be able to show early signs of the disease and identify any scars on your lungs.

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Details: However, most health care providers will try to keep patients with ARDS on the dry side. They may order medication called diuretics to increase urine output. These medications must be used carefully: Too much fluid removal can …

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

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Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia (COP)

Details: Your health care provider will ask you many questions about your health to put together a detailed medical history. There will likely be several tests before your health care provider gives you a diagnosis. A diagnosis is usually made after: A physical evaluation; A detailed medical history; and; Identification of typical symptoms or test results.

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)/Blood Clots

Details: Your health care provider may refer you to a dietician, who can help you figure out how to balance your diet with your medication. Be completely honest about your food likes, dislikes, and habits so that your provider and dietician …

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Details: Health care providers will take a small sample of the patient’s nasal mucus. Patients who develop severe disease will need more tests to make sure they don’t develop other illnesses. These tests include: Chest X-ray to make sure that there are no signs of pneumonia. If there are, the patient will be given antibiotics.

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Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)

Details: If you’re outside the United States, contact health professionals in your area, and read the information on the websites listed above. Questions to ask your health care provider. Making notes before your visit and taking along a trusted family member or friend can help you through the first appointment with your provider.

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COVID-19 Resources CHEST Foundation

Details: The health-care team will guide you through the treatment and recovery processes. Health-care providers are invested in building a relationship based on mutual respect with the patient and caregiver. This approach helps to ensure that medical care is given in a safe, equitable, and effective manner and that the outcomes are good.

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Making a Difference One Patient at a Time CHEST Foundation

Details: The CHEST Foundation's Lung Health Experience event had a tremendous impact on one man's life. At this event a homeless man was given a complimentary spirometry test and a recommendation to seek treatment. He was later diagnosed with lung cancer and thankful to have found out when he did.

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Details: Your health care provider or sleep health specialist will ask you questions about your health and medical history, so this information will help you to be ready for your appointment: Make a list of your sleep and nonsleep-related complaints.

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Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD)

Details: Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) is an inherited (called genetic) condition.; People with PCD have changes (called mutations) in genes that control the tiny, hair-like structures called cilia that protect the lungs and other tissues.; When cilia don’t work properly, the affected individual is prone to infections in the ears, sinuses, and lungs.

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What we learn from listening CHEST Foundation

Details: This is the state of health care in these regions—all share commonalities, including limited access to care due to proximity or adequate health insurance coverage and environmental health factors. This results in a decreased quality of life and increased loss of life for our patients, especially those living in lower income communities.

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Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

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Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Details: The mission of the CHEST Foundation is to champion lung health by supporting clinical research, community service, and patient education. Contact 2595 Patriot Boulevard | Glenview, IL 60026 (224) 521-9500 [email protected]

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Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)

Details: Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a rare disease. The leading most common symptom of CTEPH is shortness of breath – which can be difficult to diagnose since its a common symptom of many other conditions.

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Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

Details: Talk to your health care provider about whether this is an option for you. Resources. The American Lung Association recommends that patients and caregivers join its Living with Lung Disease support community to connect with others facing this disease. You can also call the American Lung Association’s Lung Helpline at 1-800-LUNGUSA to talk to

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Smoking and Tobacco Use

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Pulmonary Vascular Disease (PVD)

Details: The mission of the CHEST Foundation is to champion lung health by supporting clinical research, community service, and patient education. Contact 2595 Patriot Boulevard | Glenview, IL 60026 (224) 521-9500 [email protected]

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The Indelible Bond Between Doctor and Patient

Details: The mission of the CHEST Foundation is to champion lung health by supporting clinical research, community service, and patient education. Contact 2595 Patriot Boulevard | Glenview, IL 60026 (224) 521-9527 [email protected]

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