Quick Questions in Sport-Related Concussion: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine (Paperback)Tamara C. Valovich McLeod (editor)
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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 BasicsWhat are the best educational materials available to help a coach, parent, or athlete learn about concussions?Pre-Season PlanningWhat are the most important regulations and policies to consider regarding the management of sport-related concussion?Concussion assessmentHow common are vestibular deficits following sport-related concussion and what tools are best used to assess vestibular function?Concussion management considerationAre there any rehabilitation exercises you can do to help a concussed athlete heal faster?Return to activityWhat is the role of the graded exertion protocols for making RTP decisions?Return to schoolWhat is cognitive rest and can it help recovery following concussion?
Quick Questions in Sport-Related Concussion: Expert Advice in Sports Medicine is the perfect at-your-side resource for the athletic trainer, team physician, or sports medicine clinician looking for practical answers to sport-related concussion questions. The concise and conversational tone allows the reader to readily apply the information into their everyday practice.
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
- Janna C. Fonseca, MEd, "Carolina Family Practice & Sports Medicine, Doody s Review Service""
"As a busy clinician, I find the concept of the Quick Questions series very useful...This will be very helpful for busy sports medicine clinicians. The format makes it very easy to locate information in a timely manner and the content is presented in a way that is easy to understand and put to practical use."
- Janna C. Fonseca, MEd, Carolina Family Practice & Sports Medicine, Doody's Review Service
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