ACSM’s Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review by Francis G O'Connor MD PDF

By Francis G O'Connor MD

ISBN-10: 1451104251

ISBN-13: 9781451104257

The box of activities drugs is evolving, speeded up via rising applied sciences and altering healthiness care rules. to stick in control and ace the forums, you would like a source that strikes at your pace.

 Sanctioned by way of the yank university of activities medication (ACSM), this convenient assessment addresses all parts of the activities drugs subspecialty board examination—with assurance that spans the entire spectrum of activities drugs, from scientific to skeletal stipulations relating to the athlete. The editors and authors comprise orthopedic surgeons, kinfolk physicians, pediatricians, inner medication experts, physiatrists, qualified athletic running shoes, actual therapists, psychologists, nutritionists, workout physiologists and extra, making sure that you’ll enjoy the extensive spectrum of craftsmanship embraced by way of the specialty.

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• Seven handy sections handle basic issues, overview of the injured athlete, scientific difficulties, musculoskeletal difficulties, rules of rehabilitation, sports-specific populations, and particular populations.

• finished coverage contains all subject parts featured on activities drugs subspecialty board exams.

• Easy-access bulleted layout makes crucial proof basic to find and recall.

• Tables, figures, and algorithms make advanced principles effortless to understand and retain.


• a web significant other resource comprises approximately 1,000 board-style perform questions with motive for proper and unsuitable responses—a good way to check your wisdom and enhance your examination performance!

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The duties to the individual athlete should be considered as with any other patient–physician relationship. ■ Balancing this duty to team and athlete must be considered in every situation. ■ A consensus statement on the duties of the team physician has been created by several organizations and is available in its entirety from the following groups: ■ American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) ■ American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) ■ American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) ■ American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) ■ American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) ■ American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM) ■ Qualifications from this consensus statement include: ■ Medical or osteopathic degree with unrestricted license to practice medicine ■ Fundamental knowledge of emergency care regarding sporting events ■ Trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) ■ Working knowledge of trauma, musculoskeletal injuries, and medical conditions affecting the athlete ■ Medical duties from this statement stated that the team physician has ultimate responsibility to include: coordination of the preparticipation screening; management of on-field injuries; medical management of injury and illness; 06/14/12 4:52 AM CHAPTER 3 coordination of rehabilitation and return to participation; coordination of medical care; education; and documentation and record keeping.

Recurvatum: Hyperextension of a joint. Sesamoid bone: Bone located within tendons. Short bone: More cuboidal in shape; found in carpus and tarsals. Sprain: Injury to a ligament(s) around a joint; due to excessive stress Strain: Injury to a muscle or tendon due to excessive stress. Stress views: Radiographs used to assess ligamentous integrity by stressing the involved ligaments and assessing for increased laxity; often compared to the normal contralateral side. Subluxation: Partial dislocation of a joint.

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