Cystic Fibrosis European Network

Cystic Fibrosis manuals for patients and their families

A manual for the CF patients and their families has been designed to provide cystic fibrosis-patients and their families a better understanding of the disease. This leaflet is part of a European initiative undertaken by the European Concerted Action for Cystic Fibrosis. The text is based on the manual of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the International Cystic Fibrosis (Mucoviscidosis) Association (ICF(M)A). The manual includes the following topics:

- what is cystic fibrosis
- what happens in the lungs
- what happens in the pancreas
- when to suspect cystic fibrosis
- how is cystic fibrosis inherited from the parents
- to have a child with cystic fibrosis and to accept a child with cystic fibrosis
- treatment of cystic fibrosis
- hospital
- relatives and friends
- you are not alone

These leaflets are available in eighteen languages:

ArabicDownload PDF Document HindiDownload PDF Document PolishDownload PDF Document
CroatianDownload PDF Document HungarianDownload PDF Document RussianDownload PDF Document
CzechDownload PDF Document ItalianDownload PDF Document SerbianDownload PDF Document
EnglishDownload PDF Document LatvianDownload PDF Document SlovakDownload PDF Document
FrenchDownload PDF Document LithuanianDownload PDF Document SpanishDownload PDF Document
GermanDownload PDF Document MacedonianDownload PDF Document UkrainianDownload PDF Document

We would like to thank the translators for all their efforts and cooperation: translation bureau of AstraZeneca Diagnostics, Milan Macek Jr., Katarina Stepankova, Adriana Zigova, Antonija Redovnikovic, Branko Simat, Jadranka Sertic, Zita Krumina, Dragica Radojkovic, Tatyana K. Kascheeva, Ludmila A. Livshits, Natalia V. Gryschenko, Krisztina Nemeth, Gyorgy Fekete, V. Kucinskas, A. Utkus, J. Kasnauskiene, K. Konciute, Michal Witt, Lucyna Majka, Mandulika Kabra, and Svetlana Koceva. Thank you to Orchid, Innogenetics, Nanogen and Solvay Pharmaceuticals for printing these manuals.

Last changed: 2009-11-05

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