Preventing sudden death in sport and physical activity / edited by Douglas J. Casa.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Sudbury, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2012.
Description
xxxii, 367 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

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Related name
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Fatal and catastrophic injuries in athletics: epidemiologic data and challenging circumstances -- Prevention of sudden cardiac death in young athletes -- Prevention of sudden cardiac death in older athletes -- Prevention of sudden cardiac death: Commotio cordis -- Exertional heat stroke -- Brain injuries -- Cervical spine injury -- Exertional sickling -- Traumatic injuries -- Lightning -- Asthma -- Exertional hyponatremia -- Anaphylactic shock, hypothermia, diabetes, and wilderness medicine -- Emergency action plans -- Strategies to reduce the risk of sudden death in mass participation sporting events -- Educational considerations for the prevention of sudden death in sport and physical activity -- Appendix A: Managing emergencies in mass participation events: medical triage and algorithms -- Appendix B: Handouts, postings, and review summary sheets.
ISBN
  • 9780763785543 (pbk.)
  • 0763785547 (pbk.)
LCCN
2011011966
OCLC
617524532
RCP
C - S

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