About this Book
- Covers all aspects of sports medicine, from event planning, and communication to common sports-related emergency situations
- Key chapters are devoted to the different parts of the body that are commonly affected in sporting events
- Ideal for doctors working at sporting events
- Written by an expert team of authors and editors, including the doctor for Chelsea Football Club Academy and the Team Doctor for the Scottish FA
Part of the bestselling Emergencies in ... series, Emergencies in Sports Medicine is the ideal book for any doctor to keep in their kitbag or locker. This essential easy-to-use guide provides guidance on the immediate care for patients with sporting injuries. The portable format, practical approach and easy-reference layout mean that information can be rapidly found in emergency situations.
This book is a pocket reference for everyday use in the clinic, ward or home visit for all doctors, nurses and AHPs caring for people with advanced heart failure.
Covering every type of sporting emergency from head injuries to altitude sickness, this crucial volume appeals to a wide audience, from the doctor involved directly in sports medicine to the doctor who occasionally watches their children play sport and is concerned that they will occasionally be called upon to give medical advice. It will also appeal to allied health professionals involved in any aspect of sport. The book will also help organizers to plan in advance for larger sporting events.
Readership: Sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, doctors and allied health professionals attending sporting events. It will also be of interest to anyone wanting to know more about sports medicine.
Table of Contents
- Planning and preparation
- General approach to the injured or unwell athlete
- Cardio respiratory arrest
- Athletes with pre-existing medical conditions
- Exercise-associated collapse
- Altitude sickness
- Sudden cardiac death in sport
- General medical emergencies
- Head injuries
- Airway injuries
- Maxillo-facial injuries and infection in sports medicine
- Spinal injuries
- Pelvic trauma
- Upper limb injury
- Lower limb injury
- Athletes with a disability
- Communication and ethics in sport 1: the patient
- Communication and ethics in sport 2: external factors
About the Author
Edited by Julian Redhead, Honorary Senior Lecturer and Chief of Emergency Services, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine, St Mary's Hospital, London, UK; also Chelsea FC Academy Doctor, and Jonathan Gordon, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow, UK, Team doctor, Scottish FA, and Consultant to Union des Associations Européennes de Football
The Sport Promote Website SportPromote has been set up by experienced clinicians with backgrounds in both Emergency Medicine and Sports Medicine, coupled with a faculty comprising Consultants in Maxillo-facial Surgery, Cardiology and Intensive Care. Dr Jonny Gordon is the Course Director at SportPromote, and is an Emergency Medicine Consultant.