The Sports Medicine Field Manual

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The information you need to care for your athletes on and off the field. The Sports Medicine Field Manual is a resource, developed in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). Each section was written by a collaborative team of experts, including orthopaedic surgeons, athletic trainers and primary care physicians with experience in caring for athletes at all levels.

The Sports Medicine Field Manual is a reference for on-site evaluation and management of athletic injuries and conditions, as well as education beyond the point of care.

Based on current peer-reviewed evidence and standards of practice, it offers safe, accurate and proven information on more than 50 topics, including:

  • Pre-participation evaluation
  • On-site preparation, including staff and equipment needs
  • Initial assessment and physical examination
  • Evaluation and logistics
  • Diagnostic testing and treatment
  • Risk management and medical considerations
  • Return to play
  • Injuries by anatomical area or specific condition

Simple to search, plus bulleted text for quick reading, visuals to help promote understanding, and text and graphics which enlarge for easy reading.

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The Sports Medicine Field Manual

Author(s): Orr Limpisvasti, MD; Brian J. Krabak, MD, MBA; Marjorie J. Albohm, MS, ATC; L. Tyler Wadsworth III, MD; Stanley A. Herring, MD; Matthew T. Provencher, MD CAPT (SEL) MC USNR
Keyword(s): sports medicine
Abstract:

CLICK HERE for a free preview of The Sports Medicine Field Manual

The information you need to care for your athletes on and off the field. The Sports Medicine Field Manual is a resource, developed in partnership with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). Each section was written by a collaborative team of experts, including orthopaedic surgeons, athletic trainers and primary care physicians with experience in caring for athletes at all levels.

The Sports Medicine Field Manual is a reference for on-site evaluation and management of athletic injuries and conditions, as well as education beyond the point of care.

Based on current peer-reviewed evidence and standards of practice, it offers safe, accurate and proven information on more than 50 topics, including:

  • Pre-participation evaluation
  • On-site preparation, including staff and equipment needs
  • Initial assessment and physical examination
  • Evaluation and logistics
  • Diagnostic testing and treatment
  • Risk management and medical considerations
  • Return to play
  • Injuries by anatomical area or specific condition

Simple to search, plus bulleted text for quick reading, visuals to help promote understanding, and text and graphics which enlarge for easy reading.

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Publication Date: 2015
Editor(s): Orr Limpisvasti, MD; Brian J. Krabak, MD, MBA; Marjorie J. Albohm, MS, ATC; L. Tyler Wadsworth III, MD; Stanley A. Herring, MD; Matthew T. Provencher, MD CAPT (SEL) MC USNR