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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

Optimizing the Sideline Medical Bag
Preparing for School and Community Sports Events
JAMES M. DANIELS, MD, MPH; JOEL KARY, MD, ATC; JOSEPH A. LANE, MD

Identifying Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm
Treatment Hinges on Distinguishing It From Chronic Asthma
CHRISTIAN L. HERMANSEN, MD; JEFFREY T. KIRSCHNER, DO

Preparticipation Cardiovascular Screening of Young Athletes
An Epidemiologic Perspective
DENNIS Y. WEN, MD

Continuing Features

Best of Literature
An Intervention Program to Reduce Hamstring Injuries

Case Report
Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Thigh in a High School Soccer Player
Indications for Expedient Action
DANIEL W. GOLDEN, MD; KYLE R. FLIK, MD; DAVID A. TURNER, MD; BERNARD R. BACH, JR, MD; JEFFREY R. SAWYER, MD
Editors Note
Who Said Medicine Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry?
GORDON O. MATHESON, MD, PHD
Practice Pearls
Satisfying Weight Loss Tips

A Low-Stress Exercise Prescription