Lung Foundation Australia has developed a number of resources for people living with lung disease. To download the resources outlined below, click on each title.
Better Living with COPD – A Patient Guide
This resource has been developed to support people with COPD to better understand their condition and the steps they can take to better manage COPD.
Breathe Easier – Your Guide to COPD
This fact sheet outlines in simple language the most important facts you need know about COPD.
Save your Breath: Information for People Recently Diagnosed with COPD
This resource has been developed for those people who have recently been told by their doctor that they have COPD. It will help you to understand more about COPD and what to expect when living with this condition.
This resource has been developed for those people with a chronic lung condition, who have recently been prescribed home oxygen therapy, or may be prescribed it in the near future.
Talking with your Doctor about COPD
This fact sheet gives some tips about how to get the most out of your appointments with your doctor.
COPD Action Plan
Take a copy of a COPD Action Plan with you to your doctor and fill it out together.
Fitness to Fly
Many patients living with lung disease have an increasing yearn to travel and this article will help you to understand the possible risks of air travel and whether you are “fit to fly”.
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Factsheet
This fact sheet outlines the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation and answers frequently asked questions.
Published on a quarterly basis, this is a free newsletter which provides useful articles on lung health and a wide range of information on lung disease.
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
This resource has been developed for people who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and answers frequently asked questions.
Related to the lungs, lung health and respiratory disease.
Visit the Lung Foundation website to see a full list of patient resources available: