Exercise-induced pulmonary syndromes.

  title={Exercise-induced pulmonary syndromes.},
  author={James M. Kyle},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  volume={78 2},
  • James M. Kyle
  • Published 1994 in The Medical clinics of North America
When respiratory distress occurs in the exercise arena, the clinician must differentiate between a potential serious bout of EIA or the commoner EIB. The physician's game day medical kit should include epinephrine for initial treatment in suspected EIA. Sports medicine personnel need to maintain a high index of suspicion for EIB in athletes at risk and confirm the diagnosis with a treadmill exercise challenge test. Initial pharmacologic management should consist of a trial of albuterol inhaler… CONTINUE READING

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