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Websites relating to Respiratory Therapy
What is a Respiratory Therapist?
Career information provided by the American Association for Respiratory Care. This site covers what Respiratory Therapists do, where they work, the use of high-tech equipment, advancement opportunities, employment outlook and how to get started.
Medline Plus is a great source to help answer health questions. It brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other governmental agencies and health-related organizations.
From the website: "PubMed comprises approximately 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. PubMed citations and abstracts include the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, and preclinical sciences. PubMed also provides access to additional relevant Web sites and links to the other NCBI molecular biology resources. PubMed is a free resource that is developed and maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM), located at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)."
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.
National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials and provides information and research services in all areas of biomedicine and health care.
Lung Disease - Pleural Mesothelioma
Helpful site detailing pleural mesothelioma as a result of asbestos fiber inhalation.
Mesothelioma Veteran's Center
This organization helps US military veterans receive information, care and support for mesothelioma.