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Asthma & Allergy Week

stethoscope ATS Statements, Guidelines and Reports

ATS Statements, Guidelines and Reports are printed in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. These documents are also available in PDF format. You may download one copy of any ATS document; there is no charge for this service.

  • An Official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Statement: Asthma Control and Exacerbations Standardizing Endpoints for Clinical Asthma Trials and Clinical Practice (2009)  (click here)
  • An Official ATS Proceedings: Asthma in the Workplace The Third Jack Pepys Workshop on Asthma in the Workplace: Answered and Unanswered Questions (2009) (Click here)
  • Joint Task Force Report: Supplemental Recommendations for the Management and Follow-up of Asthma Exacerbations (2009) (Click here)
  • An Official ATS Workshop Report: Issues in Screening for Asthma in Children (2007) (Click here)

stethoscope ATS Educational Products on Asthma (select items below)2009


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stethoscope ATS Blue Journal articles on Asthma (select abstracts listed below)

Asthma and Allergy 2010: AJRCCM

Volume 182, Issue 11; December 1, 2010

  • Airway Endothelial Dysfunction in Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Read Abstract)
  • IgE Sensitization to Aspergillus fumigatus Is Associated with Reduced Lung Function in Asthma (Read Abstract)
  • Risks of Exposure to Occupational Asthmogens in Atopic and Nonatopic Asthma (Read Abstract)

Volume 182, Issue 10; November 15, 2010

  • Combination Therapy Salmeterol/Fluticasone Versus Doubling Dose of Fluticasone in Children With Asthma (Read Abstract)
  • Apolipoprotein E Negatively Regulates House Dust Mite–induced Asthma via a Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor–mediated Pathway (Read Abstract)

Volume 182, Issue 7; October 1, 2010

  • Inhibition of Histone Deacetylase 2 Expression by Elevated Glucocorticoid Receptor β in Steroid-resistant Asthma  (Read Abstract)
  • Fungal Exposure Modulates the Effect of Polymorphisms of Chitinases on Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations (Read Abstract)

Volume 182, Issue 4; August 15, 2010

  • Resolution of Allergic Airway Inflammation and Airway Hyperreactivity Is Mediated by IL-17–producing γδ T Cells (Read Abstract)

Volume 182, Issue 6; September 15, 2010

  • Increase in Exhaled Nitric Oxide Is Associated with Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness among Apprentices (Read Abstract)