ISBN-10: 0199602670
ISBN-13: 9780199602674

Emergencies in Sports Medicine

Author(s): Julian Redhead and Jonathan Gordon
Cover: Paperback
Pages: 336
Published: April 2012

Publisher: OUP Oxford

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.

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.

  • 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
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