The ATS has released new official clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB), the acute airway narrowing that occurs as a result of exercise. The guidelines appear in the May 1 American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
"While a large proportion of asthma patients experience exercise-induced respiratory symptoms, EIB also occurs frequently in subjects without asthma," says co-author Jonathan Parsons, MD, associate professor of internal medicine and associate director of the Ohio State University Asthma Center. (Click here for complete article)
ATS Clinical Guidelines (click here for guidelines)