A description of how our list was started and how we perceive our association.
The Official Position of EFFORTS
What we are trying to accomplish.
The Official Goals of EFFORTS
How we expect to work in accomplishing the above goals.
Group Structure of EFFORTS
How we work and make decisions about our programs and goals and functions of our list.
Executive Board and Teams
The Board and those who are involved in special activities to help us to meet our goals.
Who Are We?
Essay written by member, John Strong on February 20, 1999.
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Zephyr Lung & Spiration Endobronchial Valves
Finding Insurance, Reinbursement & other Financial Assistance
Must Read Publications
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COPD Awareness Month
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Members Personal Pages and Profiles
Spiriva 2007 Updated Survey
Challenging Symptoms, Stigma & Stereotypes 2005 Survey
Trans Tracheal Survey