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Exercise-induced Asthma

Br Med J 1969; 3 doi: (Published 06 September 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;3:556
  1. A. Seaton,
  2. Glyn Davies,
  3. D. Gaziano,
  4. R. Osborne Hughes


    Tests in three patients with asthma occurring only on exertion showed that F.E.V.1 fell progressively on exercise, to reach a minimum after 10 minutes. All patients showed a striking metabolic acidosis, with an accumulation of the products of anaerobic metabolism.