Part of the bestselling Emergencies in ... series, Emergencies in Sports Medicine is the ideal book for any doctor to keep in their kitbag or locker. This essential easy-to-use guide provides guidance on the immediate care for patients with sporting injuries. The portable format, practicalapproach and easy-reference layout mean that information can be rapidly found in emergency situations.Covering every type of sporting emergency from head injuries to altitude sickness, this crucial volume appeals to a wide audience, from the doctor involved directly in sports medicine to the doctor who occasionally watches their children play sport and is concerned that they will occasionally becalled upon to give medical advice. It will also appeal to allied health professionals involved in any aspect of sport. The book will also help organizers to plan in advance for larger sporting events.