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Heat Illnesses

Nov 7, 2020 by in SPORT MEDICINE Comments Off on Heat Illnesses

Characteristics of condition Differential diagnoses  Heat syncope Cardiac arrest Exertional heat stroke Heat exhaustion Exercise-associated collapse Definition/pathophysiology Orthostatic dizziness after standing in one place for prolonged time in the heat…

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Chapter 4 – Hand

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Chapter 4 Hand Yvonne C. Chow and Amanda Akin Illustrations by Yvonne Chow Background/Epidemiology Injuries to hand and digits common Estimated 5–30 percent of ED injuries1, 2 Up to 18…

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Chapter 8 – Foot

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Chapter 8 Foot Brenden J. Balcik , Aaron J. Monseau , and William Krantz Background / Epidemiology Patients with foot injuries commonly present to the emergency department (ED). As participation…

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Chapter 2 – Elbow

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Chapter 2 Elbow Christopher Hogrefe , Ross Mathiasen , and Timothy W. Thomsen Background/Epidemiology The elbow is a relatively complex hinge joint that permits not only flexion and extension but…

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Chapter 13 – Exertional Heat Illness

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Chapter 13 Exertional Heat Illness Brian Springer Background/Epidemiology Much like sudden cardiac death, exertional heat illness receives a great deal of public attention. High profile cases of heat-associated death have…

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Chapter 1 – Shoulder

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Chapter 1 Shoulder Christopher Guyer Background/Epidemiology Shoulder pain is a common chief complaint in the emergency department (ED). Prevalence estimates of shoulder pain vary widely across different populations.1 Limited data…

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Chapter 3 – Wrist

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Chapter 3 Wrist Christopher R. Pruitt Background The wrist represents the region from the distal radius and ulna to the carpometacarpal joints. It is one of the most complex and…

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Chapter 10 – Lumbar Spine

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Chapter 10 Lumbar Spine Jeffrey P. Feden Background/Epidemiology Back pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint presenting to the emergency department.1 A benign clinical course is expected in the large…

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