When an athlete can't catch his breath.
Don't rely on self-reported symptoms to diagnose exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB). Indirect testing is the best way to diagnose EIB in patients who do not have underlying asthma. Short-acting beta2-agonists should be first-line management in EIB.
Published In/Presented At
Krafczyk, M. A., & Bautista, F. D. (2009). When an athlete can't catch his breath. The Journal of family practice, 58(9), 454–459.
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine