By Francis G O'Connor MD
Sanctioned through the yankee collage of activities drugs (ACSM), this convenient evaluation addresses all parts of the activities medication subspecialty board examination—with insurance that spans the total spectrum of activities medication, from scientific to skeletal stipulations on the topic of the athlete. The editors and authors contain orthopedic surgeons, family members physicians, pediatricians, inner medication experts, physiatrists, qualified athletic running shoes, actual therapists, psychologists, nutritionists, workout physiologists and extra, making sure that you’ll enjoy the large spectrum of workmanship embraced by means of the specialty.
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• Seven handy sections handle basic issues, assessment of the injured athlete, clinical difficulties, musculoskeletal difficulties, rules of rehabilitation, sports-specific populations, and exact populations.
• finished coverage comprises all subject parts featured on activities medication subspecialty board exams.
• Easy-access bulleted structure makes crucial evidence basic to find and recall.
• Tables, figures, and algorithms make advanced rules effortless to understand and retain.
• a web better half resource contains approximately 1,000 board-style perform questions with reason for proper and flawed responses—a smart way to check your wisdom and increase your examination performance!
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When the wishes of the athlete–patient conflict with what the physician believes to be in the athlete’s best interest and the conflict cannot be resolved, the athlete should be reassigned to another physician (4). For the professional athlete, the unfavorable mix of high salaries and short careers can precipitate risky decision making by both the athlete and the physician. Coaches often encourage physicians to return players, and players themselves often desire to return to the field of play too quickly (17).
The physician must be aware of resources available to aid him or her in rendering an authoritative opinion (1,3). ■ The physician must be devoted to the rules of confidentiality, informed consent, and truthfulness. The physician must be aware that there is uncertainty in some decisions that have no right or wrong answer; the decisions should be made based on the literature and experience. REFERENCES 1. American College of Sports Medicine. Code of ethics [Internet]. org/join-acsm/membership-resources/code-ofethics.
ACSM’s Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Review by Francis G O'Connor MD