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Title: 4 steps of asthma first aid (Poster)
Summary: A poster - 4 steps of asthma first aid

Title: Asthma and healthy living
Summary: A guide to healthy habits and lifestyle choices for people with asthma.

Title: Asthma and lung function tests
Summary: If you have asthma, or are suspected to have it, you will need to have lung function (breathing) tests. These tests check how well your lungs are working and how asthma affects your breathing. Two types of breathing tests are used for asthma – spirometry and peak flow measurement.

Title: Asthma by the Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Asthma is a common condition caused by narrowing of the small air passages in the lungs. The narrowing happens when air passages become swollen and inflamed, causing more mucus to be produced. In addition, the muscle bands around the air passages become tighter. These changes make it harder for air to get in and out of the lungs, and cause wheeze, cough and problems with breathing.

Title: BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination - information for patients
Summary: Information about the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination to help prevent tuberculosis (TB), including who should have the vaccination and who should not, its advantages and disadvantages, and the side effects.

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.

Title: Bronchiolitis
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: 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 fact sheet explains how to care for 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-cigarette products commencing 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: National Asthma Council Australia Asthma Action Plan
Summary: Many written asthma action plans are available, as different action plans suit different people. The asthma action plan chosen should be appropriate for the person’s age, educational status, language and culture.

Title: Protect yourself from Thunderstorm Asthma (poster)
Summary: A poster - Protect yourself from thunderstorm asthma

Title: Quit smoking
Summary: Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your cancer risk. Tobacco contains more than 7000 chemicals, including over 70 chemicals known to cause cancer.

Title: Resuscitation
Summary: If your baby is not breathing this fact sheet will explain how to perform reusitation on your baby.

Title: Shisha tobacco harms: fachsheet for the community
Summary: A factsheet providing a summary of health harms of shisha tobacco

Title: Shisha tobacco reforms factsheet for businesses
Summary: A factsheet for businesses providing a summary of victorian tobacco control laws that apply to the sale, advertising and use of shisha tobacco for businesses.

Title: Shisha tobacco reforms: factsheet for the community
Summary: A factsheet providing a summary of tobacco control laws that apply to the sale, advertising and use of shisha tobacco for the community.

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: Smokefree between the flags at patrolled beaches
Summary: Smoking is prohibited on all patrolled beaches in Western Australia

Title: Smokefree in vehicles with children
Summary: Smoking is prohibited in or on vehicles in Western Australia if a child under 17 is present.

Title: Smokefree outdoor eating areas
Summary: A summary of the new smoke-free outdoor eating laws. Smoking restrictions prohibit smoking in an outdoor eating area unless you are in a smoking area.

Title: Smokefree within 10 metres of playground equipment
Summary: Smoking is prohibited near playground equipment in Western Australia

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: TB (also known as Tuberculosis) - the facts and its treatment - audio files
Summary: This resource is designed for migrants and refugees and explains what tuberculosis (also known as TB) is, the difference between latent TB infection and TB disease, the symptoms of active TB, how TB is spread and how to prevent it from spreading to other people. It also describes the common tests for TB and how it is treated.

Title: TB (also known as Tuberculosis) - the facts and its treatment - fact sheets
Summary: This resource is designed for migrants and refugees and explains what tuberculosis (also known as TB) is, the difference between latent TB infection and TB disease, the symptoms of active TB, how TB is spread and how to prevent it from spreading to other people. It also describes the common tests for TB and how it is treated.

Title: Thunderstorm Asthma overview (video)
Summary: Find out more about thunderstorm asthma and how it affects people with asthma and hay fever.

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: Tuberculosis - information for contacts
Summary: Tuberculosis, or TB for short, is a bacterial infection. It can affect almost any part of the body but most often the lungs; this is called pulmonary TB. In Australia there are just over 1000 cases of TB diagnosed each year, with approximately 400 of these in Victoria.

Title: Tuberculosis (signs & symptoms, treatment and prevention)
Summary: Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection that can affect almost any part of the body but most commonly affects the lungs when it is called ‘pulmonary tuberculosis’. This fact sheet provides comprehensive information in 8 languages about TB symptoms, treatment and prevention. Please note that contact details provided are for Queensland only.

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.

Title: What to expect - Lung cancer
Summary: Information about what to expect during each stage of treatment and beyond for Lung cancer.

Title: Who benefits if I quit smoking? (poster)
Summary: Identifying the dangers of smoking and the benefits of quitting smoking for individuals, their families and the community.

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