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Pneumonia Resources for Consumers

If you would like to learn more about pneumonia and related diseases, below is a list of reputable state and national Websites that you might find helpful.

American Lung Association - fights lung disease in all its forms, with special emphasis on asthma, tobacco control and environmental health.

HealthInsight – is the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for both Utah and Nevada. View easy-to-read rankings of Utah hospitals for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, surgical infection prevention and customer satisfaction.

Hospital Compare - find information (Medicare data) on how well hospitals care for patients with certain medical conditions or surgical procedures including pneumonia.

Medline Plus – short, easy-to read overview about pneumonia including causes, symptoms, exams and treatments.  Sponsored by the Library of Medicine.

Mayo Clinic – comprehensive patient material regarding pneumonia and when to receive medical attention.  Also informative sections on complications, prevention and home care.

The Health Data Committee has produced several other facility comparison reports for Utah citizens.  Additional resources for those reports can be accessed from the following links:

Gallbladder  |  Heart/Stroke  |  Hip/Knee |  Maternity

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