Sports Emergency Care

Sports Emergency Care

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One of the most critical components of being a certified athletic trainer is the ability to provide appropriate care to a suddenly injured or ill athlete. The first of its kind, Sports Emergency Care: A Team Approach is an innovative text that addresses the specific educational needs of students and athletic trainers who are preparing to handle emergency medical situations in the sports arena. Until now, many athletic training educators have had to rely on general first aid materials that do not adequately address the needs of their programs. Dr. Robb Rehberg has stepped up to fulfill the growing need for a dynamic text that focuses on providing immediate medical care in sports. Sports Emergency Care: A Team Approach is tailored specifically to athletic trainers and athletic training students, focusing on the skills, knowledge, and preparation needed to handle real sports emergencies. Some topics covered include: a€c Assessment a€c Emergency planning a€c Interaction with emergency medical services a€c Etiology, signs, and symptoms a€c Common medical emergencies in sports Sports Emergency Care: A Team Approach is a groundbreaking text that will familiarize students and athletic trainers with the emergency situations they will inevitably face throughout their careers. At last, educators, students, and athletic trainers have access to the essential resource they need to address sports emergencies.References. American College of Surgeons. Advanced Trauma Life Support for Doctors, 6th ed. Chicago, Ill: Author, 1997. . National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Emergency medical technician-basic: national standard curriculum.

Title:Sports Emergency Care
Author:Robb S. Rehberg
Publisher:SLACK Incorporated - 2007


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