FP Essentials™

Sports Medicine

Edition #482 | 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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#482: Sports Medicine
July 2019


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