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General Web Sites
What is a Respiratory Therapist?
"Respiratory therapists and respiratory therapy technicians—also known as respiratory care practitioners—evaluate, treat, and........."
University of Iowa Virtual Hospital
Health information for respiratory problems.
Martindale's Virtual Medical Center
A large collection of medical information from the general to the specific covering almost all specialties.
MedScape Pulmonary Medicine
"Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals integrated medical information and educational tools. After free registration, Medscape delivers the specialty site that best fits your profile."
Federal Government Web Sites
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National clearing house for information on infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities, and environmental health threats
National Heart Lung & Blood Institute
(NHLBI) provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood; blood resources; and sleep disorders
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.
"An award-winning Federal Web site for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. It links to carefully selected information and Web sites from over 1,500 health-related organizations."