Sports Medicine Consult: A Problem-Based Approach to Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Busconi, Brian D.; Stevenson, J. Herbert

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-178720-8

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This book provides clinicians treating athletes at the point of care with concise, practical keys to evaluation and functional treatment of sports-related problems.

This book provides clinicians treating athletes at the point of care with concise, practical keys to evaluation and functional treatment of sports-related problems is organized by chief complaint and guides clinicians to a rational differential diagnosis, a thorough history and physical exam, appropriate diagnostic testing, an accurate diagnosis, a sports-specific treatment plan, and safe return-to-play recommendations.

Bulleted sections, icons, and a uniform layout help readers quickly find key information to make a diagnosis, order tests, initiate treatment, recognize indications for referral, and identify red flags. Appendices describe injection techniques and detail progressive return-to-play programs for throwing and running athletes.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Busconi, Brian D.; Stevenson, J. Herbert
ISBN: 978-0-78-178720-8
Specialty:
Physical Therapy
Sports Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 352
Illustrations: 160
Year: 2009

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