Resources for the Public

DISCLAIMER: Content on this website is for information purposes only and not a substitute for a qualified medical professional. The Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists is not responsible for the accuracy of content on external websites.  For specific disease information, treatment and management, please consult your physician.


Air Quality Health Index:

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Asthma Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment:

Asthma Society of Canada

Canadian Cancer Society:

Cardiovascular disease:

Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation

Choosing Wisely Canada Recommendations

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Lung Association Canada

Drug and health product register:

Health Canada

Information on a variety of lung and breathing diseases:

Lung Association Canada

Immunization and vaccine information:

Health Canada

Inhaler techniques:

Saskatchewan Lung Association (no French link available)

Ontario Lung Association

Sick Kids

Lung Cancer :

Public Health Agency of Canada

Medical encyclopedia (US National Library of Medicine):

All information is reviewed by physicians

Muscular dystrophy:

Muscular dystrophy Canada:

Recalls and safety alerts:

Health Canada

Pulmonary Fibrosis:

Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (Information for people with PF and their families and caregivers)

Pulmonary Hypertension:

Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada (Information for people with PH and their families and caregivers)

Radon (English)

Sleep Apnea :

The Lung Association