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Overview

This popular title presents complete, one-stop information on the management of sports injuries. Ideal for physicians who have not specialized in sports medicine, it offers all of the practical guidance needed to diagnose sports-related injuries...treat them in the ambulatory care setting, if possible...and refer them to a specialist, if necessary. This 2nd Edition includes brand-new coverage of the female athlete and the older athlete, plus many other updates to address a full range of current issues in sports medicine.
  • Examines a full range of clinical challenges in sports medicine, including cardiopulmonary conditions · head trauma · gastrointestinal problems · genitourinary injuries · wound healing · dermatologic conditions · eye injuries · craniofacial injuries · dental injuries · and otorhinolaryngology, as well as a full range of orthopaedic sports injuries.
  • Addresses important issues such as nutrition · fluid balance · substance abuse · infectious diseases · sports psychology · and sports for athletes with a physical disability.
  • Presents a complete section on rehabilitation.
  • Discusses key medicolegal issues specific to sports medicine.
  • Features more than 525 outstanding illustrations that clarify essential aspects of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management.
  • Features brand-new coverage of pre-participation evaluation · on-field emergencies · guidelines for return to sports · the team physician · the female athlete · the older athlete · and sport-specific injuries.
  • Offers a new organization that makes information easier to find quickly.

With 77 additional contributors

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Craig S Nadelson, BS, DO (Indiana University School of Medicine)
Description: This is the second edition of a very thorough overview of all the most important and pertinent topics in the field of sports medicine. The first edition was published in 1997.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a comprehensive reference to aid in the diagnosis and initial management of sports injuries. This is a vast task to take on, but the book certainly meets its objectives.
Audience: The target audience includes practitioners, orthopedists, fellows, residents, and athletic trainers. The book is appropriate for this audience, and I would add that it is a useful reference for anyone involved in sports or who serves an athletic population.
Features: The book covers most topics in sports medicine. It, of course, does not address some of the more obscure and less important subjects. I especially liked the frequent but appropriate use of pictures, charts, and other visual aids. There is no color artwork, but perhaps that is a way to keep the price of such a comprehensive book reasonable. Because it addresses such a broad spectrum of topics, this book does not provide the detail on many topics that some may wish.
Assessment: As a comprehensive book of sports medicine, this one can hold its own with others already out there. It is a useful initial reference for almost any sports medicine topic or issue, but, like other books of its kind, follow-up references may be needed for further in-depth details. This second edition, published eight years after the first, is a necessary update, with the storm of new evidence-based medicine. However, I don't believe an owner of the first edition would find the changes worthy of purchasing the new edition. The updates do keep the book competitive with the other sports medicine books that try to address some of the issues that have arisen since 1997.
From the Publisher
"The strength of this book is that it is indeed comprehensive. As a single source for a sports-medicine practitioner, this book touches on most of the common issues that affect athletes. ... Overall, this is an excellent book. There is enough valuable information to make this a necessary addition to the training-room library of high schools and colleges. Primary-care doctors will find the musculoskeletal chapters important, and orthopaedic team doctors will benefit from the general topics that are covered so well." --JBJS, Vol 87-A, No 6. June 2005

3 Stars from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323023450
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 8/10/2004
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 800
  • Product dimensions: 8.72 (w) x 11.02 (h) x 1.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Section I: General Principles of Sports Medicine

1. Why Sports Medicine?

2. Muscle and Exercise Physiology

3. Preparticipation Physical Evaluation

4. On-Field Emergencies

5. Return to Play After Musculoskeletal Injury

Section II: The Systems

6. Cardiopulmonary Conditions

7. Head Trauma

8. Gastrointestinal System

9. Genitourinary Injuries

Section III: Common Injuries

10. Wound Healing

11. Dermatologic Conditions

12. Eye Injuries

13. Craniofacial Injuries

14. Dental Injuries

15. Otorhinolaryngology

16. The Cervical Spine, Spinal Cord,
and Brachial Plexus

17. The Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

18. The Shoulder

19. The Elbow and Forearm

20. The Wrist

21. The Hand

22. Pelvis, Hip, and Thigh

23. Knee Injuries

24. The Leg

25. The Foot and Ankle

Section IV: The Female Athlete

26. Metabolic Conditions in the Female Athlete

27. Upper Extremity Injuries in the Female Athlete

28. Lower Extremity Injuries in the Female Athlete

29. Spinal Injuries in the Female Athlete

Section V: The Pediatric Athlete

30. The Lower Extremity

31. The Upper Extremity

32. The Spine

Section VI: The Older Athlete

33. Medical Considerations for Sports and Exercise Participation in the Older Athlete

34. Sports Medicine and Sports Injuries in the Older Population

Section VII: Sport-Specific Injuries

35. Basketball Injuries

36. Baseball Injuries

37. Football Injuries

38. Running Injuries

39. Soccer Injuries

40. Injuries in Alpine Skiing

41. Swimming Injuries

42. Racquet Sports Injuries

Section VIII: Rehabilitation

43. Rehabilitation Techniques and Therapeutic Modalities

44. The Lower Extremity

45. The Upper Extremity

46. The Spine

Section IX: General Information

47. Nutrition

48. Fluid Balance

49. Substance Abuse

50. Infectious Diseases

51. Sports Psychology

52. Sport for the Athlete with a Physical Disability

Section X: The Team Physician

53. Credentials and Responsibilities for Team Physicians

54. Medicolegal Issues

55. Legal Issues in Sports Medicine

Index

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