"Derived from Sam W. Wiesel's four-volume Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, this single-volume resource contains the user-friendly, step-by-step information you need to confidently perform the full range of sports medicine surgical procedures. In one convenient place, you'll find the entire Sports Medicine section, as well as relevant chapters from the Shoulder and Elbow; Pediatrics; Hand, Wrist, and Forearm; Adult Reconstruction; and Foot and Ankle sections of Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery." -- Publisher
Athletes and neurological injuries : a view from 10,000 feet -- Medicolegal considerations in neurological sports medicine -- Having a game plan -- Biomechanics, pathophysiology, and classification of concussion -- In the trenches : acute evaluation and management of concussion -- Neuroimaging and neurophysiological studies in the head-injured athlete -- Neuropsychological assessment in concussion -- Role of balance testing and other adjunct measures in concussion -- Postconcussion syndrome -- Neuropathology of chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- The emerging role of subconcussion -- Severe head injury and second impact syndrome -- Neurological considerations in return to sport participation -- The role of pharmacologic therapy and rehabilitation in concussion -- The research behind natural neuroprotective approaches to concussion -- Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine injuries : types, causal mechanisms, and clinical features -- Management of spine injuries, including rehabilitation, surgical considerations, and return to play -- Peripheral nerve injuries in athletes -- Headaches in athletics -- Heat illness in sport. - National Library of Medicine website.
"This new addition to The 5-Minute Consult Series is a clinically oriented quick consult reference for sports medicine. For the first time, common sports-related problems faced by primary care practitioners are thoroughly and concisely presented in the famous fast-access 5-Minute Consult format.Chapters on musculoskeletal problems cover basics; diagnosis; acute treatment, including on-field management; long-term treatment, including rehabilitation and referrals; and commonly asked questions. Other chapters address the special populations of children, adolescents, females, geriatric athletes, and disabled athletes and general medical problems in athletic individuals. Appendices include clinical care algorithms, a guide to the preparticipation examination, and patient education handouts"--Provided by publisher.
Covering all athletes throughout their lifespan, this 2-volume reference explores the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of the full spectrum of sports-related injuries and medical disorders. It provides the most clinically focused, comprehensive guidance available in any single source, with contributions from the most respected authorities in the field.