Exercise-induced Bronchoconstriction

Publication Date: May 1, 2013

Key Points

Key Points

  • Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) describes acute airway narrowing that occurs as a result of exercise. EIB occurs in a substantial proportion of patients with asthma but may also occur in individuals without known asthma.

Diagnosis

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...The diagnosis of EIB is established by...


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...of surrogates for exercise testing...


Treatment

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...controller agent is generally added whenever SAB...


...h EIB who continue to have symptoms despit...

...recommends against daily use of a...

...nds daily administration of an inhaled corti...

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...nds daily administration of a leukotrien...

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...s implementation of a low-salt diet. (C, M)620...

...ATS suggests dietary supplementation w...

...TS suggests against dietary supplementat...

...uggests dietary supplementation with ascorbic ac...


.... Diagnostic and Treatment Algorithm for Exercise-...


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