Treatment options for PF depend on the underlying cause. These resources give patients, caregivers, and medical professionals comprehensive information about various treatment options for pulmonary fibrosis within Canada.
Patient’s Journey Video: Ron Flewitt’s Journey with Oxygen
How to Access Oxygen in Canada
CPFF Oxygen Reports – NEED LINK
Generic Antifibrotics: Dr. Fell
Drug Therapy for Pulmonary Fibrosis: Dr. Kolb
Drug Coverage by Province
Alberta / Interactive Drug Benefit List
Manitoba (See page 65)
Ontario (See page 286)
Quebec English (See page 116) / En Français (voir page 116)
New Brunswick (See page 79)
Newfoundland (See page 237)
Nova Scotia (See page 79)
Prince Edward Island (See page 357)
Yukon (See page 283)
Drug Information Handouts
Living Well with Pulmonary Fibrosis, by Respiplus™
This online tool helps patients and healthcare professionals improve the management of pulmonary fibrosis. The tool concentrates on eight different modules:
- Dealing with a diagnosis.
- Adopting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
- Treating pulmonary fibrosis.
- Managing the impact of pulmonary fibrosis.
- An action plan for when symptoms get worse.
- Get moving… Breathe easy with pulmonary fibrosis.
- Integrating long-term oxygen therapy.
- Pulmonary fibrosis and end of life.
Exercise and Pulmonary Fibrosis Guide (LINK TO 2.33)
Canadian Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
How to Access Lung Transplants in Canada
Lung Transplant Patient Manual (UHN)
Patient Journey Video – Warren Harper’s Lung Transplant Journey
Patient Journey Video – John Dennis’ PF Journey
Transition of Care for Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients Candidate for Lung Transplant – An Educational Manual for Patients and Caregivers
Dr. Marco Mura, staff respirologist, Western University and London Health Science Centre, has written a manual in lay language to help pulmonary fibrosis patients and their caregivers, navigate the transition of care as they await a lung transplant.