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Pharmacologic treatment of exercise-induced asthma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9580846     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Exercise-induced asthma (EIA) is a complex disorder affecting a sizeable minority of athletes. Proper pharmacologic management allows most every athlete at any level to participate with EIA. This article briefly addresses the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and basic treatment principles, including nonpharmacologic management for EIA. Most of the article details the current treatment strategies and provides information on experimental treatments being investigated. In addition, ergogenic concerns and problems in treating elite athletes are discussed.
B W Smith; M LaBotz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in sports medicine     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0278-5919     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Sports Med     Publication Date:  1998 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-07-23     Completed Date:  1998-07-23     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8112473     Medline TA:  Clin Sports Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  343-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Administration, Inhalation
Anti-Asthmatic Agents / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Asthma, Exercise-Induced / drug therapy*,  physiopathology
Doping in Sports
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Asthmatic Agents

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