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Respiratory System

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Diseases: Asthma | Broncheal Diseases | Lung Diseases | Mediastinal Diseases | Pleural Diseases | Respiratory Infections

Other Topics: General Respiratory System | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Lung Surgery | Lung Transplantation | Respiration Disorders | Respiratory Disease Management

Respiration Disorders

(Jump to: Overviews | Apnea | Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome | Cough | Dyspnea | Hyperventilation | Stridor | Wheezing )

Symptoms of Lung Disorders:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Breathing Problems (as we age):American Geriatrics Society
Breathing Problems:MedlinePlus

See Nervous System, Sleep Disorders

Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome
Central Hypoventilation Syndrome, Congenital:NORD
Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome:GeneReviews

Cough: Self-Care
Cough Medicine: Understanding Your OTC Options:
Chronic Cough in Adults:UpToDate Patient Information

Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath)
Shortness of Breath:ACCP
Shortness of Breath: Self-Care
Shortness of Breath in a Child or Infant: Self-Care Flowchart:
Living With Dyspnea - 4 Ways to Breathe Easier:NIH Clinical Center
Breathing Difficulty – Lying Down (Orthopnea):MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Hyperventilation (Rapid Deep Breathing)
Hyperventilation:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Stridor (Noisy Breathing)
Stridor:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Congenital Laryngeal Stridor / Laryngomalacia:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Wheezing:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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