Pediatric Pulmonology

Resources

  • Aaron’s Tracheostomy Page—This site was developed by parents who have experienced the challenges of raising a child with a tracheostomy. Site offers practical advice for providing home health care, accessing community, medical and school support services, and dealing with accompanying emotional, financial and familial issues.
  • Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics—Tour "Breatherville, USA" to learn tips for managing food allergies, caring for children with asthma, and ask questions.
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology—This site offers a channel for patients and consumers providing information on all types of allergies, including prevention, treatment and management. Also provides information on managing asthma.
  • Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America—A consumer-oriented site providing information and educational and allergies as well as supporting research and patient advocacy.
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation—The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to promote and support research for a cure and improved treatments for cystic fibrosis. Their web site offers a wealth of information about the disease, available treatments, on-going research and donation opportunities.
  • Environmental Protection Agency—The United States Environmental Protection Agency publishes a free activity booklet to help children and parents learn more about asthma triggers. To download, visit the EPA website, then click on the "Dusty" cartoon fish booklet at the bottom left corner of the home page. You can also request the book by calling 1-800-438-4318 and requesting item number EPA 402-F-04-008 or the Spanish version - EPA 402-F-04-009.
  • The EPA publishes more material concerning inhaled irritants and allergens in the home. View a listing of Publications you can download, or call 1(800)438-4318.
  • National Institutes of Health—Consumer information regarding asthma.

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Pediatric Pulmonology
Golisano Children's Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue
Box 667
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 275-2464
Fax: (585) 275-8706

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