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Lung health checklist

Question 1

Are you or a loved one coughing? Or do you have a cough that won’t go away?

Question 2

Are you or a loved one coughing up phlegm, mucus or blood?

Question 3

Are you or a loved one feeling like you are running out of breath easier than people your age?

Question 4

Are you or a loved one feeling tight in the chest or wheezing?

Question 5

Do you or a loved one get chest infections all the time?

Question 6

Have you or a loved one had any chest pain? Always feel tired? Or lost a lot of weight all of a sudden?

Question 7

Are you or your loved one a smoker or an ex-smoker?

Question 8

Have you or loved one ever worked in a job where there was lots of dust, gas or smoke?

Thank you

Thanks for checking in on your lung health. Your answers suggest you have been looking after your lung health. Well-done!

If you do have any concerns about your lung health you should speak with your local doctor.

Thank you for taking some time out to have a yarn with me today. I want you to share this checklist with your mob and tell them to check in with their lung health.


Note: This Lung Health Checklist has been designed by Lung Foundation Australia and the Queensland Government’s Indigenous Respiratory Outreach Care Program to assist the community in monitoring their lung health. It is intended to be used as a guide only and is not an authoritative statement. Please consult your doctor for medical opinion or advice.

Thank you

Thanks for checking in on your lung health. Your symptoms suggest you don’t have any signs of a lung disease.

You do have risks such as smoking or dusty environments that can be damaging your lungs.

Look after your lungs and speak to your doctor about how to quit smoking and taking care of your lungs.

Thank you for taking some time out to have a yarn with me today. I want you to share this checklist with your mob and tell them to check in with their lung health. Share via:

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Note: This Lung Health Checklist has been designed by Lung Foundation Australia and the Queensland Government’s Indigenous Respiratory Outreach Care Program to assist the community in monitoring their lung health. It is intended to be used as a guide only and is not an authoritative statement. Please consult your doctor for medical opinion or advice.

Thank you

Thanks for checking in on your lung health. You have answered yes to one or more of these questions. I’d suggest you go see your doctor and tell them what’s going on.

Your local doctor can talk to you, they may do some tests and will check up on how your lungs are working.

Thank you for taking some time out to have a yarn with me today. I want you to share this checklist with your mob and tell them to check in with their lung health. Share via:

Generate report
Note: This Lung Health Checklist has been designed by Lung Foundation Australia and the Queensland Government’s Indigenous Respiratory Outreach Care Program to assist the community in monitoring their lung health. It is intended to be used as a guide only and is not an authoritative statement. Please consult your doctor for medical opinion or advice.
Your symptoms:
  • Persistent or changed cough.
  • Cough up mucus, phlegm or blood.
  • Get out of breath more easily than others your age.
  • Experience chest tightness or wheeze.
  • Frequent chest infections.
  • Experience chest pain, fatigue, or have sudden weight loss
  • Smoker or ex-smoker.
  • Worked in a job that exposed them to dust, gas or fumes.