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By Francis G O'Connor MD

The box of activities drugs is evolving, speeded up by means of rising applied sciences and altering healthiness care regulations. to stick on top of things and ace the forums, you wish a source that strikes at your pace.

 Sanctioned by way of the yank university of activities medication (ACSM), this useful 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 concerning the athlete. The editors and authors comprise orthopedic surgeons, relations physicians, pediatricians, inner drugs experts, physiatrists, qualified athletic running shoes, actual therapists, psychologists, nutritionists, workout physiologists and extra, making sure that you’ll enjoy the wide spectrum of craftsmanship embraced through the specialty.

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• Seven handy sections handle basic issues, evaluate of the injured athlete, scientific difficulties, musculoskeletal difficulties, rules of rehabilitation, sports-specific populations, and specific populations.

• finished coverage contains all subject components featured on activities drugs subspecialty board exams.

• Easy-access bulleted layout makes crucial evidence easy to find and recall.

• Tables, figures, and algorithms make complicated principles effortless to understand and retain.

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• a web significant other resource comprises approximately 1,000 board-style perform questions with intent for proper and unsuitable responses—a smart way to check your wisdom and increase your examination performance!

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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.

Associated Press. Weis tears ACL and MCL on sideline [Internet]. 2011 [cited 2011 July 2011]. com/ id/26690497. indd 5 The Team Physician 5 3. Herring SA, Bergfeld JA, Bernhardt DT, et al. Selected issues for the adolescent athlete and the team physician: a consensus statement. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2008;40(11):1997–2012. 4. Herring SA, Bergfeld JA, Boland A, et al. Concussion (mild traumatic brain injury) and the team physician: a consensus statement. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2006;38(2):395–9. 5.

Indd 6 06/14/12 4:52 AM CHAPTER 2 must know when and where to refer for specialized consultation or therapy. It is essential to know their colleagues’ ability, personality, and empathy for athletes in order to make competent referrals (15). ■ The referred patient should not be abandoned. The consultant may gain insight from the referring physician. This affords the athlete continuing support from his or her primary sports physician. ■ There is no obligation to accept without question the recommendations of consultants, especially if incongruent with the referring physician’s knowledge of the patient.

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