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Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction in athletes-should we screen?
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PMID:  18046182     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The fact that exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) may be both over- and underdiagnosed in athletes has led to calls for widespread screening for the condition. This article assesses such a strategy by employing the standard framework used when evaluating any screening policy. This approach highlights a number of concerns and allows recommendations to help optimize the success of such a strategy if it were to be implemented.
James H K Hull; Les Ansley; Rachel Garrod; John W Dickinson
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medicine and science in sports and exercise     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0195-9131     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Sci Sports Exerc     Publication Date:  2007 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-11-29     Completed Date:  2008-02-25     Revised Date:  2009-05-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8005433     Medline TA:  Med Sci Sports Exerc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2117-24     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, St. George's, University of London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Asthma, Exercise-Induced / epidemiology*,  prevention & control*
Mass Screening / standards*
Policy Making
Sports / standards*
Comment In:
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2008 Sep;40(9):1707; author reply 1708   [PMID:  19445003 ]

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