Quick Questions in Sport-Related Concussion: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine

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by Tamara C. Valovich McLeod

Are you looking for concise, practical answers to questions that are often left unanswered by traditional sports medicine references? Are you seeking brief, up-to-date, expert advice for common issues that can be encountered when working with athletes? Quick Questions in Sport-Related Concussion: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine provides a unique format of concise and to-the- point responses with clinical application, backed by the latest research on sport-related concussions among athletes. Dr. Tamara C. Valovich McLeod and her contributors present 39 common clinical questions regarding the many different guidelines, consensus, and position statements that have garnered increased attention in the media and literature. Co-published with the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Quick Questions in Sport-Related Concussion: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine provides concise answers to 39 frequently asked clinical questions. Written in a conversational tone, the authors of the individual questions represent a variety of different backgrounds and are experts in their respective field. The variety of questions and brevity of responses will make this a book that is easy to read and reference at the point of care. Some sample sections and questions include:
• Concussion Basics
• What are the best educational materials available to help a coach, parent, or athlete learn about concussions?
• Preseason Planning
• What are the most important regulations and policies to consider regarding the management of sport-related concussion?
• Concussion assessment
• How common are vestibular deficits following sport-related concussion, and what tools are best used to assess vestibular function?
• Concussion management consideration
• Are there any rehabilitation exercises you can do to help a concussed athlete heal faster?
• Return to activity
• What is the role of the graded exertion protocols for making RTP decisions?
• Return to school
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617116445
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/2015
Pages: 240

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