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Pulmonary disorders in the training room.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16004919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
For the athlete, not only can pulmonary disorders cause significant alterations in training schedules or even prolonged stoppages, they can be life-threatening. Infectious diseases such as acute bronchitis, influenza, and pneumonia conspire to disrupt exercise regimens. Pneumothorax, vocal cord dysfunction, and exercise-induced asthma may present diagnostic and treatment challenges. Obstructive sleep apnea not only causes disruptive symptoms but can be associated with significant cardiovascular morbidity and even mortality. This article addresses the most common pulmonary conditions athletes face and provides a framework for the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions.
Authors:
James S Pope; Steven M Koenig
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in sports medicine     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1556-228X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Sports Med     Publication Date:  2005 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-07-11     Completed Date:  2006-04-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8112473     Medline TA:  Clin Sports Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  541-64, viii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, P.O. Box 800546, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Asthma, Exercise-Induced / diagnosis,  therapy
Bronchitis / diagnosis,  therapy
Female
Humans
Laryngeal Diseases / diagnosis,  therapy
Lung Diseases / diagnosis*,  therapy*
Male
Pneumonia / diagnosis,  therapy
Pneumothorax / diagnosis,  therapy
Sleep Apnea Syndromes / diagnosis,  therapy
Sports Medicine / methods*
Vocal Cords

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