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Inhaled β2 agonists and performance in competitive athletes
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    Response to Dickinson´s and McConnell´s letter - authors reply

    Dear Editor,

    We appreciate the electronic letter from Dickinson and McConnell who refer to our review “Inhaled beta 2-agonists and performance in competitive athletes”. They make the point that maintaining the formal requirement to apply for a TUE (therapeutic use exemption) before the start of therapy with inhaled beta 2-agonists in asthmatic athletes in the long term leads to improved medical care and diagnost...

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    Abbreviated TUE's have improved service delivery

    Dear Editor,

    We read with great interest the recent review from Kinderman and Meyer in the recent supplement in the BJSM entitled ‘Inhaled ß2-agonists and performance in competitive athletes’. They raise the issue as to whether it is appropriate for inhaled ß2-agonists to require an abbreviated TUE before an athlete is allowed to use them in order to attenuate their asthma/EIA. They put fo...

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