About this book
- Management plans and evidence-based protocols for common problems and diagnoses
- Special sections on radiology, procedures, and injections
- Covers special issues related to female and pediatric athletes
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.
Readership: Clinicians and residents in sports medicine
Jeffrey Bytomski, Head Medical Team Physician and Assistant Clinical, Duke
University Medical Center, and Claude Moorman, Associate Professor and Director,
Duke Sports Medi, Duke University Medical Center
Domhnall MacAuley, The Queen's University of Belfast