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Acute Head and Neck Trauma

Jan 21, 2019 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Acute Head and Neck Trauma

Head Trauma Print Section Listen Epidemiology Participation in sports carries an inherent risk of head and neck injury. A relatively larger ratio of head to body places children at further…

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Maxillofacial and Dental Injuries

Jan 21, 2019 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Maxillofacial and Dental Injuries

Definitions and Epidemiology Print Section Listen Oral injuries account for 30% of sports injuries and each athlete participating in a contact/collision sport has a 10% chance of such an injury.1…

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Environment-Related Conditions

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Heat-Realted Illness Print Section Listen Definitions and Epidemiology Heat illnesses exist on a spectrum of seriousness. An athlete need not experience symptoms of mild then moderate then severe heat illness…

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Physically Challenged Athletes

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Definitions Print Section Listen Athletes with neuromotor and sensory disorders (Table 35-1) have a wide range of abilities.1–7 The World Health Organization International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF)…

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Team Physician

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Team Physician Role and Responsibilities Print Section Listen The team physician is the medical team leader who is ultimately responsible for the safety and care of the athlete. The day-to-day…

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Acute Injuries of the Leg, Ankle, and Foot

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Acute Injuries of the Leg, Ankle, and Foot: Introduction Print Section Listen Tibia and fibula are connected by proximal and distal tibiofibular articulations and by an interosseous membrane between the…

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