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Pediatric Practice Sports Medicine


Pediatric Practice Sports Medicine
By Dilip Patel, Donald Greydanus, Robert Baker
Product Description:

A treatment-focused guide for sports-related health issues in children and adolescents
" The book does an outstanding job of describing the etiology, presentation, evaluation, and treatment of various problems, providing a quick and valuable resource for practitioners....This is a well organized, comprehensive book that will prove useful to any primary care physician who treats younger athletes. The detailed discussions of common problems supplemented by numerous illustrations and tables will simplify the often challenging task of caring for this demanding patient population."--Doody's Review Service

"Pediatric Practice: Sports Medicine is a 'must-have' book for every medical practitioner who provides care to children and adolescents."--Sandra J. Hoffmann, MD, MS, FACSM, FACP, Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, Board of Trustees (2006-2009) of the American College of Sport Medicine, Associate Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine, Idaho State University School of Medicine (from the foreword)

Pediatric Practice: Sports Medicine explains the practical aspects of treating children who participate in sports. The authors cover everything from screening and safety issues to the treatment of sports-related injuries and trauma. How to manage patients with medical conditions that impact sports participation is also included. Providing critical information about what you need to know and do in virtually any case, this book also offers valuable perspectives on pathophysiology, epidemiology, and diagnosis.

This full color guide is designed to ensure quick, easy searches for treatment directives. Perfect for pediatricians, family practice physicians, and nurse practitioners, Pediatric Practice: Sports Medicine is the handiest and most comprehensive guide available for treating children participating in sports of all kinds.

Features of the Pediatric Practice Series:

* More than 450 full-color illustrations
* Tips that tell you what you must know--and what you must do--at every stage of care
* Diagnostic and treatment algorithms
* Signs/Symptoms and Differential Diagnosis boxes
* "What to Refer" boxes, which examine all the relevant clinical considerations
* Diagnostic Tests--with a realistic emphasis on the right tests to order
* Medical Treatment coverage that includes drugs, dosages, and administration in an easy-to-read tabular format
* Convenient icons and a templated chapter design

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