Topic "Lungs" in Chinese (simplified) - total 17 documentsTitle: 4 steps of asthma first aid (Poster)
Summary: A poster - 4 steps of asthma first aid
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about asthma. Asthma cannot be cured, but with good management people with asthma can lead normal, active lives.
Title: Bi-level ventilation (sleep) factsheet
Summary: Bi-Level therapy (or BiPAP) is a type of breathing support that assists your child’s ability to breathe. It involves the use of a mask and a Bi-Level machine. The Bi-level machine delivers pressure via the mask to the airway and lungs.This opens the airways to allow normal breathing to occur.
Summary: Bronchiolitis is a common chest infection in young children, caused by a viral infection of the lungs. The infection causes inflammation and mucus to build up in the airways, making it more difficult to breathe. Bronchiolitis is most common in babies under six months, but sometimes occurs in babies up to 12 months old.
Title: Colds and flu
Summary: Influenza (the flu) is caused by a virus. The flu is more than just a bad cold and can occasionally lead to serious complications, including death. Specific antiviral medication is available. It is only useful if given early after onset of symptoms and may shorten duration of the illness and reduce symptoms. Vulnerable people are more likely to develop serious complications including pneumonia. Immunisation can offer protection from flu.
Title: CPAP ventilation (sleep) factsheet
Summary: CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) is a type of respiratory support therapy used to overcome obstruction of the airways. It involves the use of a CPAP mask and machine.The CPAP machine uses air pressure to keep the airways open during sleep.
Title: CPAP/Bi-level care and maintenance of equipment (sleep) factsheet
Summary: This factsheet explains how to care and maintain your child's CPAP/Bi-level mask.
Title: E-cigarette reforms: factsheet
Summary: A factsheet to help the community understand and comply with the new laws about e-cigarettes products commending 1 August 2017.
Title: Lung cancer fact sheet
Summary: An overview of lung cancer including types, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and finding support.
Title: Protect yourself from Thunderstorm Asthma (poster)
Summary: A poster - Protect yourself from thunderstorm asthma
Title: Smoke-free outdoor dining areas: factsheet for organisers of food fairs and events
Summary: A summary of the smoking ban in outdoor dining areas at food fairs and other organised events on complying with Victoria's smoke-free outdoor dining laws from 1 August 2017.
Title: Smoke-free outdoor dining: factsheet for businesses
Summary: General guidance on the smoking ban in outdoor dining areas for businesses on complying with Victoria's smoke-free outdoor dining laws from 1 August 2017.
Title: Smoke-free outdoor dining: factsheet for the community
Summary: A summary of the new smoke-free outdoor dining laws for the community on complying with Victoria's smoke-free outdoor dining laws from 1 August 2017.
Title: Smoke and your health
Summary: Smoke from fires can reduce air quality in rural and urban areas and exposure to smoke can affect you and your family's health. Find out more about how smoke can affect your health and the actions you can take to avoid or reduce potential health effects.
Title: Smoking restrictions in outdoor drinking areas: factsheet for businesses
Summary: This factsheet provides general guidance on the smoking restrictions in outdoor drinking areas and their interaction with smoke-free outdoor dining areas, from 1 August 2017.
Title: Treating pandemic influenza
Summary: The flu is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications, including pneumonia. The flu is spread by contact with fluids from coughs and sneezes. This fact sheet provides information about what symptoms to expect with the flu, and how to treat influenza with antiviral medication during a pandemic.
Title: What's your cough telling you?
Summary: The resource provides information on the symptoms of lung cancer and the importance of early assessment by a GP or healthcare worker.
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