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Manual of Sports Medicine Marc R. Safran

Manual of Sports Medicine

Marc R. Safran

Published July 7th 1998
ISBN : 9780781712224
Spiral-bound
752 pages
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This manual is the perfect pocket reference for all health care professionals who care for athletes, including sports medicine specialists, orthopaedic surgeons, family practitioners, physical therapists, and trainers. In a format designed for quickMoreThis manual is the perfect pocket reference for all health care professionals who care for athletes, including sports medicine specialists, orthopaedic surgeons, family practitioners, physical therapists, and trainers. In a format designed for quick reference, the book provides comprehensive guidance on the full range of issues in contemporary sports medicine--from the athletes preparticipation physical examination, through injury assessment, management, and rehabilitation, to the return-to-sports evaluation.More than 140 nationally and internationally recognized experts offer clear, practical advice on general management issues as well as specific medical problems and injuries. Also of note is a unique 34-chapter section for Specific Sports injuries. This section reflects the wisdom and insight of veteran collegiate, professional, and Olympic/national team physicians. It is a valuable quick reference for physicians providing care for particular sports. Illustrated appendices cover injections and aspiration of joints, taping techniques, and selected musculoskeletal examination techniques.Paperback edition available only in selected countries. Please check with your local representative or distributor.