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Volume: 38
Number: 4
Index: December 2010
Clinical Focus:Respiratory Care
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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

Advantages of Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine
Part 1: Musculoskeletal Disorders
Carlos E. Jimenez, MD

Exercise-Induced Asthma
Vincent J. Lacroix, MD

Skeletal Muscle Cramps During Exercise
Martin P. Schwellnus, MBBCh, MSc (Med), MD

Continuing Features

Best of Literature
Women Have Increased Knee-Joint Laxity

Snowboarder Injury Risks Exceed Those of Alpine Skiers

Case Report
Lumbar Facet Fracture in an Adolescent Hockey Player
William O. Shaffer, MD; Michael R. Taylor, PAC, ATC; Murali Sundaram, MD
Clinical Quiz
Acute Onset of Chest Pain in a Soccer Player
David S. Ross, MD; Gary Cooper, MD
Hitting in Amateur Ice Hockey:
Not Worth the Risk
William O. Roberts, MD
Editors Note
Our Readers as Leaders
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD
Exercise Adviser
How to Buy Athletic Shoes
Lloyd Nesbitt, DPM
Letters to the Editor
'Allergen-Mediated Disease'

Questionable Allergy Drugs?

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A New Guide for Assessing Heart Disease Risk
Relief for Side Stitches
Simple Ways to Reduce Kids' Ski Injuries
Mild Head Trauma by the Numbers
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