Topic Index

Anatomy of the Respiratory System

Signs of Respiratory Distress

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Acute Respiratory Disorders

Chronic Respiratory Disorders

Glossary

Respiratory illnesses can include a variety of problems, including colds, flu, runny noses, coughs, and sore throats. Some children may also have chronic illnesses that affect the breathing system, including asthma and cystic fibrosis (CF).

If you, a family member, or a friend suffers from a respiratory problem, this information may help you better understand the condition.