Asthma deaths during sports: report of a 7-year experience.

  title={Asthma deaths during sports: report of a 7-year experience.},
  author={Jack Becker and James Rogers and Gregory Rossini and Haresh G. Mirchandani and Gilbert E. D'Alonzo},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={113 2},
BACKGROUND Asthma mortality and the mortality of athletes during sports have been described separately in detail in the medical literature. However, asthma has not been reported as a cause of death in competitive athletes. OBJECTIVE The object of this study was to raise the awareness of physicians, coaches, trainers, and parents that children and adults can have fatal asthma exacerbations during and immediately after participating in sports. METHODS The Temple Sports Asthma Research Center… CONTINUE READING
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