By Francis G O'Connor MD
Sanctioned by way of the yankee university of activities medication (ACSM), this convenient evaluate addresses all components of the activities medication subspecialty board examination—with assurance that spans the total spectrum of activities medication, from scientific to skeletal stipulations regarding the athlete. The editors and authors comprise orthopedic surgeons, relations 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 large spectrum of workmanship embraced via the specialty.
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• Seven handy sections tackle common issues, assessment of the injured athlete, clinical difficulties, musculoskeletal difficulties, ideas of rehabilitation, sports-specific populations, and unique populations.
• accomplished coverage contains all subject components featured on activities medication subspecialty board exams.
• Easy-access bulleted structure makes crucial proof easy to find and recall.
• Tables, figures, and algorithms make advanced principles effortless to know and retain.
• a web better half resource comprises approximately 1,000 board-style perform questions with intent for proper and mistaken responses—a smart way to check your wisdom and increase your examination performance!
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06/14/12 4:52 AM CHAPTER 3 ■ Testing may include recreational as well as performance- enhancing drugs. ■ Testing may be voluntary or mandated by certain organizations such as the NCAA or International Olympic Committee (IOC). “CAPTAIN OF THE SHIP” ■ Although this doctrine relates to surgeons and assistants, the philosophy could be expanded to team physicians and those they work with. ■ Choose your partners in sports medical care wisely to avoid being drawn into bad situations (1). RISK MANAGEMENT (1) ■ Manage risk by being prepared, documenting care, working with likeminded professionals, anticipating problems, and communicating with athletes and, where appropriate, their families.
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Sickle cell disease), high doses of radiation therapy, and Gaucher disease. Untreated, the natural disease progression is to degenerative joint disease. Avulsion fracture: Injury to tendinous insertion site where a small piece of bone is fractured in continuity with the tendon, rather than rupture at the tendon–bone interface. Bone bruise: Microfractures seen on magnetic resonance imaging. This is common with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries; with this injury, the lesions are located on the posterior portion of the lateral tibial plateau and the lateral femoral condyle.
ACSM’s Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review by Francis G O'Connor MD