Links for patients

 

Pulmonary rehabilitation

http://www.blf.org.uk/Page/Pulmonary-rehab

 

Shortness of Breath: a Guide to Better Living and Breathing (2001), by Ries AL et al. Mosby. 

 

Smoking

https://quitnow.smokefree.nhs.uk/?&gclid=CK7R4OusvLwCFesJwwodF0IA5A

http://www.ash.org.uk/

 

Sex and breathlessness

http://www.blf.org.uk/Page/Sex-and-breathlessness

 

Walking for Health

http://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/

 

 

Surgery

 

Breast surgery - information and DVD

http://www2.breastcancercare.org.uk/publications

 

National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs

http://www.laryngectomy.org.uk/

 

Surgery and Rehabilitation

https://medlineplus.gov/surgeryandrehabilitation.html

 

 

Infants and Children

 

Action for Sick Children

http://actionforsickchildren.org.uk/

 

Bereaved Parent Support

http://www.patient.co.uk/support/Bereaved-Parents-Network.htm

 

BLISS - for families of premature babies

http://www.bliss.org.uk/

 

Breathing technology for children and young people

http://www.breatheon.org.uk/

 

Cardiac catheterization

http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/patient-guide/leaflets/files/100429cardiaccatheterisation.pdf

 

Children's Heart Federation

http://www.patient.co.uk/support/childrens-heart-federation

 

Little Hearts Matter

http://www.patient.co.uk/support/Little-Hearts-Matter.htm

 

Hospitalised children

http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1685198

 

MyHealth Passport

https://www.sickkids.ca/myhealthpassport/

 

Pain reduction for bone marrow biopsy:

http://painlessbiopsy.wordpress.com/

 

Palliative Care

www.act.org.uk

 

Siblinks: for siblings of children with cancer.

www.siblinks.org

 

Signs of breathing problems in children

https://www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/signs-of-breathing-problems-in-children

 

Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society

http://www.patient.co.uk/support/SANDS-Stillbirth-And-Neonatal-Death-Society.htm

 

Tracheostomies in children

http://www.patient.co.uk/support/Aid-for-Children-with-Tracheostomies.htm

 

 

Hyperventilation syndrome

 

Information

http://www.dchs.nhs.uk/assets/public/dchs/services_we_provide/service-directory/our-services/health-psychology/Information-sheets/stress&anxiety/Hyperventilation%20Syndrome.pdf

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/807277-treatment

 

Physiotherapy for Hyperventilation

www.physiohypervent.org

 

Panic attacks

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Panic-disorder/Pages/Treatment.aspx

http://www.dailystrength.org/c/Panic-Attacks/support-group

www.nopanic.org.uk

 

Triumph over phobia

www.topuk.org

 

 

Palliative Cardiorespiratory Care

 

End of life

http://www.blf.org.uk/Page/End-of-life

 

Cruse Bereavement Care

http://www.cruse.org.uk/

 

 

Critical Care

 

ICUsteps

http://www.icusteps.org/

 

Guillain-Barré and Associated Neuropathies support group

http://www.gaincharity.org.uk/

 

Headway

https://www.headway.org.uk

 

Medication

http://www.myicucare.org/Adult-Support/Pages/Medication-Information.aspx

 

Myasthenia Gravis Association 

http://www.mga-charity.org/

 

Spinal Injuries Association

http://www.spinal.co.uk/

 

Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

http://www.patient.co.uk/support/survivors-of-bereavement-by-suicide

 

 

ACPICR: Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Cardiac Rehabilitation

JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association

 NHS: National Health Service (UK)