This book provides the physician at the point of care with precise and practical keys to the evaluation and treatment of sports-related problems. It is organized by presenting problem and uses highlighted text, bulleted lists, and algorithms to enable physicians to find critical information quickly. The author uses pretest probabilities, age of the athlete, and mechanism of injury to assist the reader in making an accurate diagnosis and presents evidence-based analyses of the treatment options. The book also highlights red flags and indications for specialist referral.
Preface Introduction 1: The Preparticipation Physical Examination Section 1: APPROACH TO ATHLETES WITH MEDICAL CONDITIONS 2: Athlete with a Head or Facial Injury 3: Athlete with Syncope 4: Athlete with Shortness of Breath 5: Female Athlete 6: Athlete with Rash 7: Febrile/Sick Athlete 8: Athlete with Diabetes Section 2: APPROACH TO ATHLETES WITH MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS 9: Athlete with Neck Pain 10: Athlete with Shoulder Dislocation and Instability 11: Athlete with Shoulder Pain During Throwing/Overhead Motion 12: Athlete with Overuse Shoulder Pain 13: Athlete with Elbow Pain 14: Athlete with Overuse Wrist and Hand Injuries 15: Athlete with Acute Wrist and Hand Injuries 16: Athlete with Back Pain 17: Athlete with Hip Pain 18: Athlete with Acute Knee Injuries 19: Athlete with Knee Pain 20: Athlete with Overuse Foot and Ankle Injuries 21: Athlete with Acute Foot and Ankle Injuries 22: Athlete with Stress Fracture Section 3: APPROACH TO ATHLETES WITH SPECIAL CONDITIONS OR SPECIAL ATHLETE POPULATIONS 23: Athlete with Peripheral Nerve Injuries 24: Pediatric Athlete 25: Mature Athlete 26: Athletes Using Performance Enhancers APPENDICES Appendix A: Injection Techniques Appendix B: Interval Throwing Program Appendix C: Interval Running Program Index