Sports Emergencies: Management Scenarios

John M. O'Byrne , Brian Devitt

The big concern for all Physicians, even in lower profile sporting events, is that they will encounter sport emergencies. The two primary concerns is that there will be mis-management of: a life-threatening situation, and a limb-threatening situation. In order to allay these anxieties and fears, people attend courses from time to time. However, there is no easily accessible manual or guide that can be scanned before the game, or even during the emergency. What is special about this book is that it is a manual with clear instructions on what to do in a given sports emergency. There are clear instructions on what to do, and, just as importantly, what not to do. Each chapter has a diagrammatic or photographic series of steps that must be taken, accompanied by clear instructions.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Dedications Contributors How to use this book Section 1 Before the game 1 The coach L Moggan, R F Harrold 2 The medical team C Murray, P O'Neill 3 The player B Devitt, P Devitt 4 Come on ref! - role of the referee or official F Devitt, Jim O'Byrne Section 2 During the game 5 The ABC chapter A M Byrne, N Eustace 6 The collapsed player B Devitt, K Carson 7 Player immobilization and transfer M J Shelly, A R Poynton 8 Skin injury A M Byrne, A Byrne 9 Strains, sprains and tears J Walsh, S J Eustace 10 Broken bones J Walsh, P J Kenny Section 3 Where is the injury? 11 Head injuries J S Butler, C Bolger 12 Facial injuries J S Butler, F Coffey, F Kearns 13 Neck injuries I Robertson and A R Poynton 14 Upper limb injuries M H Vioreanu, J H Mullett 15 Chest problems M H Vioreanu, S P Gaine 16 Abdominal injuries G O Lawlor, G McEntee 17 Back and pelvis injuries I Robertson, K Synnott 18 Lower limb injuries M J Shelly, I P Kelly
  • Data Publicarii : 30 Oct 2008
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 256
  • ISBN : 9780443068652
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