This manual is the perfect pocket reference for all health care professionals who care for athletes, including sports medicine specialists, orthopaedic surgeons, family practitioners, physical therapists, and trainers. In a format designed for quick reference, the book provides comprehensive guidance on the full range of issues in contemporary sports medicine - from the athlete's preparticipation physical examination, through injury assessment, management, and rehabilitation, to the return-to-sports evaluation. More than 140 nationally and internationally recognized experts offer clear, practical advice on general management issues as well as specific medical problems and injuries. Also of te is a unique 34-chapter section for 'Specific Sports' injuries. This section reflects the wisdom and insight of veteran collegiate, professional, and Olympic/national team physicians. It is a valuable quick reference for physicians providing care for particular sports. Illustrated appendices cover injections and aspiration of joints, taping techniques, and selected musculoskeletal examination techniques.
Douglas B. McKeag, Marc R. Safran, Steven P. Van Camp
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Date of Publication
Clinical Medicine: Professional
Lippincott Manual Series (Formerly Known as the Spiral Manual Series)