Oxford American Handbook of Sports Medicine

Oxford American Handbook of Sports Medicine

by Jeffrey Bytomski, Claude Moorman, Domhnall MacAuley
     
 

Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and

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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. The Oxford American Handbook of Sports Medicine brings together the common problems and diagnoses of sports medicine into a focused summary of the latest strategies, management plans, and evidence-based protocols. Its quick, accessible overview in a portable format will make it ideal for use on the sidelines and in the clinic by physicians working with both professional and amateur athletes and teams. Plus, primary care and orthopedic students, residents, and fellows will find it a dependable, practical guide during sports medicine rotations and clerkships as well as a good review tool for in-training exams. Extensively illustrated, compact and comprehensive, the full range of the specialty is covered including sections on sports psychology, imaging and procedures, as well as issues specific to women athletes and pediatric patients.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195372199
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/02/2010
Series:
Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine Series
Pages:
828
Sales rank:
889,499
Product dimensions:
4.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acute care and sports injury
Head and face
Shoulder
Elbow and forearm
Wrist and hand
Spine
Hip and pelvis
Knee
Ankle and lower leg
Foot
Medical issues in athletes
Cardiovascular
Gastroenterology and genitourinary
Infectious diseases
Rheumatology
Dermatology
Women athletes
Ergogenic aids
Physical therapy and rehabilitation
Radiology
Sports psychology
The team physician
Procedures

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