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Patient Health Education Portal: Lungs, Asthma and CF (Child Pulmonology)

The patient's guide to authoritative health information on the Internet.

National Library of Medicine:

Asthma in Children

Provides many information resources on childhood asthma.

Asthma in Children - Multiple Languages​

American Academy of Pediatrics:

Chest & Lungs

Provides many health education resources on child health chest and lung conditions  Resources in English and Spanish.

Nemours Foundation:

Movie: Lungs & Respiratory System

"If you've ever wondered where pee comes from, this movie has the answers!"

© 1995-2019. The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth®. Reprinted with permission.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Know How to Use Your Asthma Inhaler
Watch a video (English or Spanish) on the correct using a metered dose inhaler.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation:

What is CF

Provides information about CF including what it is, symptoms, diagnosis (including genetics), treatment, what to expect and many other topics. 

Caring for a Child With CF

Provides information and resources for parents of children with CF.

Contact A Librarian

Do you need help finding health information? Contact our clinical librarian.

Email   Email 
  Health Information Request


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Disclaimer: The librarians at Darnall Medical Library are happy to respond to requests for health information from WRNMMC patients and families. The librarians are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice or interpret the information provided. Only health care providers can evaluate how health information may apply to a patient's specific situation, discuss medical conditions, and make health-related recommendations and suggestions.

Links, photos, or content shared from another site do not indicate endorsement by WRNMMC or by any other federal agency. Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient's medical history.

WRNMMC Contacts

Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
Location: Building 19, 4th Floor
Telephone: (301) 295-4941/4900

Pediatric Pulmonology 
Location: America (Building 19), 4th Floor
Main: (301) 295-4959
Cystic Fibrosis: 301-295-4919
Appointments: 866-628-9633


Special thanks to the patients, families and providers of WRNMMC.  Special thanks to S. Echelmeyer for graphic image designs.

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