Non-orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics

Francis Feld, MS, MEd, CRNA, LAT, ATC; Keith M Gorse, EdD, LAT, ATC; Robert O Blanc, MS, LAT, ATC, EMT-P
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Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics is a textbook that will help instruct athletic training students, certified athletic trainers, and other health care providers about the emergency medical situations they can potentially face throughout their careers.
Francis Feld, Keith M. Gorse, and Robert O. Blanc, along with their contributors, have covered the most crucial types of serious medical emergencies that may be encountered in sports. Also included is material for each of the Domains listed in the NATA Board of Certification (BOC) and the Education Competencies and Proficiencies listed in the 2020 CAATE Standards.                  
What is covered inside Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics:
  • Design and Implementation of Emergency Action Plans & Standard Operating Procedures    
  • Mass Casualty
  • Substance Abuse
  • Cardiac and Respiratory Care
  • Endocrine Emergencies
  • Environmental Conditions
  • Shock
  • Seizures
  • Abdominal Emergencies
  • Psychiatric Issues
  • Bleeding Disorders                                               
Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics is an ideal text for certified athletic trainers, athletic training students, and other health care providers focusing on the skills, knowledge, practice, and preparation needed to handle real athletic emergency medical situations.

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Dedication    v
Acknowledgments    ix
Contributing Authors    xi
Introduction    xiii

Chapter 1    Design and Implementation of Emergency Action Plans and Standard Operating Procedures     
Chapter 2    Mass Casualty Incidents    
Chapter 3    Substance Abuse    
Chapter 4    Cardiovascular Emergencies    
Chapter 5    Endocrine Emergencies    
Chapter 6    Respiratory Emergencies    
Chapter 7    Environmental Conditions    
Chapter 8    Shock     
Chapter 9    Wound Management and Bleeding Control    
Chapter 10    Epileptic Seizures    
Chapter 11    Psychiatric Issues    
Chapter 12    Abdominal Emergencies    
Chapter 13    Emergencies Related to Conditioning and Exercise    
Appendix 1.     Diabetic Athlete Treatment Algorithm    
Appendix 2.     Intravenous and Interosseus Access    
Appendix 3.     Bleed Bags    
Appendix 4.     Individualized Seizure Response Plan