Emergencies in Sports Medicine by Julian RedheadEmergencies in Sports Medicine by Julian Redhead

Emergencies in Sports Medicine

EditorJulian Redhead, Jonathan Gordon

Paperback | April 15, 2012

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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.
Dr. Julian Redhead is Honorary Senior Lecturer and Chief of Emergency Services at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine at St Mary's Hospital, London, UK. Dr. Redhead is also Chelsea FC Academy Doctor. Dr. Johnathon Gordon is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Victoria Infirmary in ...
Title:Emergencies in Sports MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.03 inPublished:April 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199602670

ISBN - 13:9780199602674


Table of Contents

1. Planning and preparation2. General approach to the injured or unwell athlete3. Cardio respiratory arrest4. Athletes with pre-existing medical conditions5. Exercise-associated collapse6. Altitude sickness7. Sudden cardiac death in sport8. General medical emergencies9. Head injuries10. Airway injuries11. Maxillo-facial injuries and infection in sports medicine12. Spinal injuries13. Thorax14. Abdomen15. Pelvic trauma16. Upper limb injury17. Lower limb injury18. Paediatrics19. Athletes with a disability20. Communication and ethics in sport 1: the patient21. Communication and ethics in sport 2: external factors