Area of Focus: General Orthopaedics
The must-have resource for immediate, reliable information for the treatment of athletes at the point of care and beyond.
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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:
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
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