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Asthma Week

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FREE! Asthma Management and Education Course for Health Professionals offering continuing education credits for RNs and RRTs. More info here

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Validated Educational Programs for Patients

  • Asthma Care Training (ACT) for Kids
  • Wee Wheezers
  • Wee Wheezers at Home
  • You Can Control Asthma

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ATS Educational Products

2013

B8 Emerging Concepts Driving Airway Hyperresponsiveness in Asthma
D85 Developmental Origins of Asthma and Allergies: Environment, Modifiers and Mediators
A12 Severe Asthma: Grading the Current Evidence and Planning for the Future

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ATS Journal articles on Asthma

Asthma: AJRCCM

 

P2X7-Regulated Protection from Exacerbations and Loss of Control Is Independent of Asthma Maintenance Therapy
Vol. 187, No. 1 (2013), pp. 28-33.
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Folate and Asthma
Vol. 188, No.1 (2013), pp. 12-17.
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Vitamin D and Asthma
Vol. 185, No. 2 (2012), pp. 124-132.
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A Mechanistic Role for Type III IFN-λ1 in Asthma Exacerbations Mediated by Human Rhinoviruses
Vol. 185, No. 5 (2012), pp. 508-516
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Interaction between Asthma and Lung Function Growth in Early Life
Vol.185, No. 11 (2012), pp. 1183-1189
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An Official American Thoracic Society Statement: Work-Exacerbated Asthma
Vol. 184, No. 3 (2011), pp. 368-378
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An Association between l-Arginine/Asymmetric Dimethyl Arginine Balance, Obesity, and the Age of Asthma Onset Phenotype
Vol. 187, No. 2(2013), pp. 153-159.
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Asthma: AJRCMB

 

Role of Transforming Growth Factor–β in Airway Remodeling in Asthma
Vol. 44, No. 2 (2011), pp. 127-133
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Targeting Interleukin-4 in Asthma: Lost in Translation?
Vol. 47, No. 3 (2012), pp. 261-270
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Simvastatin Improves Epithelial Dysfunction and Airway Hyperresponsiveness From Asymmetric Dimethyl-Arginine to Asthma
Vol. 44, No. 4 (2011), pp. 531-539
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Asthma: Annals

Reactive versus Proactive Patterns of Inhaled Corticosteroid Use
Vol. 10, No. 2 (2013), pp. 131-134
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An Official American Thoracic Society Proceedings: Work-related Asthma and Airway Diseases. Presentations and Discussion from the Fourth Jack Pepys Workshop on Asthma in the Workplace
Vol. 10, No. 4 (2013), pp. S17-S24
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Adult-Onset Asthma Becomes the Dominant Phenotype among Women by Age 40 Years. The Longitudinal CARDIA Study
Vol. 10, No. 3 (2013), pp. 188-197
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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. Some examples below:

  1. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Exercise-induced Bronchoconstriction (2013)

  2. An Official ATS Clinical Practice Guideline: Interpretation of Exhaled Nitric Oxide Levels (FENO) for Clinical Applications (2011)

  3. An Official American Thoracic Workshop Report: Obesity and Asthma (2010)

  4. An Official American Thoracic Society/ European Respiratory Society Statement: Asthma Control and Exacerbations - Standardizing Endpoints for Clinical Asthma Trials and Clinical Practice (2009)

  5. Joint Task Force Report: Supplemental Recommendations for the Management and Follow-up of Asthma Exacerbations (2009)

  6. ATS Workshop Proceedings: Exhaled Nitric Oxide and Nitric Oxide Oxidative Metabolism in Exhaled Breath Condensate (2006)

  7. ATS Workshop Proceedings: Exhaled Nitric Oxide and Nitric Oxide Oxidative Metabolism in Exhaled Breath Condensate - Excecutive Summary (2006)

  8. ATS/ERS Recommendations for Standardized Procedures for the Online and Offline Measurement of Exhaled Lower Respiratory Nitric Oxide and Nasal Nitric Oxide, 2005 (2005)

  9. Proceedings of the ATS Workshop on Refractory Asthma: Current Understanding, Recommendations and Unanswered Questions (2000) Being Revised.