Pediatric Practice: Sports Medicine
Pediatric Practice: Sports Medicine by Dilip R. Patel
Book DescriptionA treatment-focused guide for sports-related health issues in children and adolescents JAMA REVIEW! "The editors are outstanding, experienced physicians with a great wealth of knowledge as well as practical proficiency in this field. The other contributors are also first-rate authors, and all have done a wonderful job in researching the subjects and writing them up in a way that is easy to read and understand. I firmly believe that Pediatric Practice Sports Medicine will quickly become the favorite of students, residents, and primary care clinicians. It will be embraced because of its ease of use and its valuable, practical contents. I am sure it will find its way to medical libraries throughout the nation or world and to most offices for primary care clinicians. I would recommend this book for anyone dealing with pediatric and adolescent patients, even if that interaction takes place only a few times per year. I think that this will be a must-have reference for pediatricians, family practitioners, student health clinicians, pediatric and family nurse practitioners, and physician assistants and anyone working with children and adolescents." --Journal of the American Medical Association 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW " 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780071496773
(284mm x 221mm x 24mm)
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Medical
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Dilip R. Patel
Dilip R. Patel, MD, FAAP, FASM, FAACPDM, FACSM, Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies Kalamazoo, MI Donald E. Greydanus, MD, FAAP, FSAM, FIAP (H) Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development Pediatric Residency Program Director Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies Kalamazoo, MI Robert J. Baker, MD, PhD, FACSM, ATC Associate Professor of Family Medicine Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Program Director Family Medicine Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies Team Physician, Bronco Athletics, Western Michigan University Family Medicine Residency Program Kalamazoo, MI
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