Clinical Pathology For Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systematic Disease by Daniel P. O'connorClinical Pathology For Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systematic Disease by Daniel P. O'connor

Clinical Pathology For Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systematic Disease

byDaniel P. O'connor, Louise FincherEditorDaniel P. O'connor

Hardcover | October 15, 2014

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Written specifically for athletic trainers, by athletic trainers, the updatedThird EditionofClinical Pathology for Athletic Trainersemphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities.

TheThird Editionincorporates full-color photos and images to enhance readers' understanding of the common non-orthopedic pathology that may occur in athletes and physically active people. Chapters are organized by body systems and emphasize the clinical presentation, diagnosis, acute care, long-term management, and return to participation criteria for systemic illnesses and injuries.

Dr. Daniel P. O'Connor and Dr. A. Louise Fincher have incorporated the competencies from theAthletic Training Education Competencies(5th Edition)that are associated with the non-orthopedic conditions discussed in this unique text. Competencies that are addressed throughout the text are still conveniently listed at the beginning of each chapter in which they are referenced.

What's New in theThird Edition:
  • Full-color photos and graphics throughout.
  • Updated head injury screening, evaluation, and return to participation criteria to be consistent with current recommendations.
  • Integration of up-to-date NATA Position Statements and Consensus Statements throughout.
  • Online lab manual for the development of the psychomotor skills required to evaluate the described medical conditions.

Instructors in educational settings can visit for additional materials to be used for teaching in the classroom.

New Lab Activities:
  • Use of nebulizer in the treatment of asthma.
  • Administration of therapeutic oxygen.
  • Use of pulse oximeter for measuring oxygen saturation.

With expanded discussions and case studies, a new online lab manual, and an emphasis on the development of clinical skills, theThird EditionofClinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Diseaseis a must-have for today's athletic training students and clinicians as well as allied health professionals working with athletic or physically active populations.
Daniel P. O'Connor, PhD, ATC, is an associate professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of Houston, where he also serves on the Executive Board of the Texas Obesity Research Center. His research involves measurement and evaluation of health and health outcomes and has been funded by the National Inst...
Title:Clinical Pathology For Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systematic DiseaseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:440 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.75 inPublished:October 15, 2014Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617110914

ISBN - 13:9781617110917

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Table of Contents

About the Authors

Chapter 1 Principles of Clinical Pathology and Decision Making

Chapter 2 Pathophysiology

Chapter 3 Pharmacology

Chapter 4 Immune System

Chapter 5 Oncology

Chapter 6 Cardiovascular and Hematological Systems

Chapter 7 Pulmonary System

Chapter 8 Gastrointestinal and Hepatic-Biliary Systems

Chapter 9 Renal and Urogenital Systems

Chapter 10 Endocrine and Metabolic Systems

Chapter 11 Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Mouth Disorders

Chapter 12 Dermatological Conditions

Chapter 13 Neurological System

Chapter 14 Psychological Conditions

Appendix: Normal Lab Values