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Volume: 38
Number: 4
Index: December 2010
Clinical Focus:Respiratory Care
Editorial Calendar
December 2010
Clinical Focus: Respiratory Medicine
  • Asthma and the athlete
    • Vocal cord dysfunction
    • Exercise-induced asthma
    • Exercise-induced bronchospasm
  • COPD
    • Obesity and COPD
    • Relationship between COPD and nutrition intake
  • Treatment options for steroid-induced osteoporosis in men
  • Treatments for asthma
    • Bronchodilators, anticholinergics
    • Corticosteroids
    • Metered-dose vs other types of inhalers
  • Respiratory infections in winter sports athletes
  • Asthma in elite athletes
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation and physical activity
  • Fitness and long-term oxygen therapy/lung transplantation
  • Airflow function and the metabolic syndrome
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Clinical Articles

When and Whom to Stretch?
Gauging the Benefits and Drawbacks for Individual Patients
Ian Shrier, MD, PhD

Emergency Triage of Collapsed Endurance Athletes
A Stepwise Approach to On-Site Treatment
LTC Fred H. Brennan, Jr, DO; COL Francis G. O'Connor, MD

Continuing Features

Best of Literature
What Hath Exercise Wrought for Men's Hearts?

Exercise and Calcium for Kids' Bone Health

Case Report
Tibial Plateau Fracture in a Softball Player
Avoiding Potentially Disastrous Delay
David M. Anderson, MD; Christopher A. Dawson, PA; Andrew J. Cosgarea, MD; Edward G. McFarland, MD
Freiberg's Infraction in an Adolescent Dancer
Condition Often Mistaken for a Stress Fracture
David A. Berkson, MD; Robert Cabry, MD; Brian Shiple, DO
Editors Note
Sports Gone Wild, Part 2: Regaining Proper Perspective
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD
News Briefs
Groups Endorse ECG Screening for Athletes
The New Nutrition Guidelines: Tips for Counseling Patients
New Study Sheds Light on MRSA in Sports
Montreal Lab Identifies New Designer Steroid