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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 Focus

Effect of Fish Oil-Derived Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Supplementation on Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction and Immune Function in Athletes
Timothy D. Mickleborough, PhD; Martin R. Lindley, PhD; and Gregory S. Montgomery, MD

Grain Foods and Health:
A Primer for Clinicians
Julie Miller Jones, PhD, CNS, LN and James W. Anderson, MD

The Critical Role of Vitamin B12
Ilia Volkov, MD

Clinical Articles

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction:
Evaluation and Treatment
Robert E. Poley, MD, MS and James Borchers,MD, MPH

Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment
Joseph M. Fritz, MD and Jay R. McDonald, MD

Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia
Mitchell H. Rosner, MD

Progression of Resistance Training Intensity among Older COPD Patients:
A Comparison of 2 Resistance Training Studies
Jeffrey L. Alexander, PhD and Melissa J. Benton, PhD, RN, CNS

Normal Resting Electrocardiographic Variants in Young Athletes
John P. Higgins, MD, MPhil, FACC, FAHA, FACP, FSGC

Changing the Face of Hockey:
A Study of the Half-Visor's Ability to Reduce the Severity of Facial Injuries of the Upper-Half of the Face among East Coast Hockey League Players
Joel W. Bunn, PhD, PA

Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis:
A Serious but Preventable Disorder
Christopher W.T. Miller, MD; Bhuvana Guha, MD; and Guha Krishnaswamy, MD

Comparison of Baseline Neuropsychological Testing in Amateur Versus Professional Boxers
Massimiliano Bianco, MD; Matteo Ferri, MD; Carmela Fabiano, MD; Anna Scardigno, MD; Sofia Tavella, MD; Anna Caccia, MD; Umberto Manili, MD; Marcello Faina,MD; Maurizio Casasco, MD; and Paolo Zeppilli, MD

The H-Wave® Device Induces NODependent Augmented Microcirculation and Angiogenesis, Providing Both Analgesia and Tissue Healing in Sports Injuries
Kenneth Blum, PhD; Chi-Kung Ho, MD; Amanda L.C. Chen, PhD; Michael Fulton, MD; Brent Fulton, MD; Wayne L. Westcott, PhD, CSCS; Gary Reinl; Eric R. Braverman, MD; Nicholas DiNubile, MD; and Thomas J.H. Chen,PhD