Principles and Practice of Primary Care Sports Medicine

Principles and Practice of Primary Care Sports Medicine by William E. Garrett Jr. MD PhD, Donald T. Kirkendall PhD, Debra Squire MD

Title: Principles and Practice of Primary Care Sports Medicine
Author: William E. Garrett Jr. MD PhD, Donald T. Kirkendall PhD, Debra Squire MD
ISBN10: 0781729564
ISBN13: 978-0781729567
Publisher: LWW; 1st edition (January 15, 2001)
Language: English
Subcategory: Medicine
Size PDF: 1577 kb
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Rating: 3.7/5
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Pages: 679 pages
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Principles and Practice of Primary Care Sports Medicine by William E. Garrett Jr. MD PhD, Donald T. Kirkendall PhD, Debra Squire MD


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This volume provides authoritative guidance on the full range of problems faced by primary care physicians who treat athletic individuals. The book reviews the epidemiology of injuries in specific sports and offers recommendations for treatment and prevention. Other topics covered include the preparticipation physical examination; the special challenges of growing, female, and disabled athletes; the psychosocial issues facing athletes; the management of medical conditions in exercising individuals; and the diagnosis and treatment of acute head injury, other traumatic injuries, and overuse syndromes. Chapters discuss the role of imaging in diagnosing sports injuries and the various therapeutic modalities available.Principles and Practice of Primary Care Sports Medicine is part of a three-volume series. All volumes can stand alone. The other volumes focus on exercise and sport science and orthopaedic aspects of sports medicine.