• Sports Medicine

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    #482: Sports Medicine
    July 2019

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    In This Edition

    • Discuss return to play guidelines for athletes with common conditions.
    • Describe emergency action plans for athletic events.
    • Diagnose exertional heat illness and exertional heat stroke.
    • Recommend appropriate management of exertional heat stroke.
    • Identify patients who require preparticipation examination for recreational and competitive athletic activities.
    • Recognize patients at high risk of sudden cardiac death during exercise.
    • Describe indications for immobilization of patients with common injuries.
    • Identify potential complications related to use of braces and splints.

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