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Acute and Emergency Care in Athletic Training With Web Study Guide

Acute and Emergency Care in Athletic Training With Web Study Guide

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    Athletic trainers are often the first ones on the scene when an individual sustains an acute injury. Therefore, knowing how to assess injuries and illnesses and begin treatment quickly is of vital importance for aspiring athletic trainers. Acute and Emergency Care in Athletic Training With Web Study Guide teaches students how to recognize and manage emergency conditions so they can provide appropriate patient care between the field and the emergency department.

    Authors Michelle Cleary and Katie Walsh Flanagan take an interdisciplinary approach, drawing from literature, position statements, and guidelines from numerous professional health care organizations to offer current evidence-based clinical best practices. The book’s comprehensive coverage adheres to and incorporates guidelines from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and the Board of Certification (BOC), and it is one of the first textbooks to align with the competencies outlined in the CAATE 2020 standards.

    To prepare students to effectively provide appropriate care before getting an injured or ill athlete to the hospital, Acute and Emergency Care in Athletic Training includes the following learning aids:
    • Case studies in the web study guide offer practical scenarios that will facilitate critical thinking and decision-making skills.
    • Clinical Skills sidebars guide students through the process of completing specific tasks such as splinting, wound care, and airway maintenance.
    • Red Flag sidebars indicate areas where significant caution is warranted.
    • Decision-making algorithms and decision trees lead students through selecting the most appropriate treatment option based on a patient’s signs and symptoms.
    • Key terms are boldfaced in the text and are defined in the glossary section.
    With a full-color presentation and more than 280 photos and illustrations, the text takes a systematic approach to acute and emergency care, with the content divided into two parts. Part I provides critical information on prevention and risk management strategies, including developing an emergency action plan, conducting an emergency examination, and administering emergency medications. Part II then provides the basics of emergency evaluations, describing how to examine, treat, and manage common acute injuries and illnesses to limit the severity of these potentially life-threatening conditions.

    To aid instructors using Acute and Emergency Care in Athletic Training in the classroom, there is a full array of ancillaries, including a test package, an instructor guide with sample answers to the case study questions, and a presentation package plus image bank.

    When an athlete is injured on the field of play, time is of the essence. Acute and Emergency Care in Athletic Training is an invaluable resource for training and preparing the initial responders to recognize critical situations and treat the acutely injured or ill patient.

    Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    CAATE Standards
    Part I. Introduction to Acute and Emergency Care in Athletic Training
    Chapter 1. The Interprofessional Health Care Team
    Characteristics of a Good Team
    Sports Medicine Setting
    Breakdowns in Teamwork
    Effective Practices in Teamwork
    Professional Attributes of Effective Health Care Providers
    Therapeutic Behaviors
    Evidence: The Athletic Training Clinician as a Scholar Practitioner
    Summary
    Chapter 2. Prevention and Risk Management Strategies
    Risk Management
    Infectious Diseases
    Standard Precautions
    Exposure Control Plans
    Legal Responsibility
    Summary
    Chapter 3. Planning for Emergencies
    Epidemiology of Medical Emergencies in Sports
    Emergency Planning in Sports
    Developing an Emergency Action Plan for Each Venue
    Developing Acute Care and Emergency Protocols for Major Trauma and Medical Emergencies
    Consulting With Institutional Authorities and Working With Local EMS Providers
    Obtaining and Maintaining Emergency Equipment and Supplies
    Review the EAP and Training Personnel
    Communicating During an Emergency
    Mass Care and Catastrophic Incidents
    Post-Catastrophic or Critical Incident Plan
    Evidence for Best Practices in Emergency Preparedness
    Summary
    Chapter 4. The Emergency Examination
    Scene Size-Up
    Initial Assessment
    Identifying the Chief Complaint or Concern
    Focused Assessment
    Monitoring the Critically Injured or Ill Patient
    Reassessment
    Patient Hand-Off
    Evidence for Injury Scoring Systems
    Summary
    Chapter 5. Emergency Medications and Administration
    Medical Direction and Oversight
    Best Practices for Safe Administration of Medication
    Medication Administration
    Oral Medication Administration
    Sublingual Medication Administration
    Metered-Dose Inhaler Administration
    Oxygen Administration
    Nebulized Medication Administration
    Emergency Medication Injection
    Intravenous Access
    Summary

    Part II. Immediate Management of Acute Injuries and Illnesses
    Chapter 6. Immediate Management of Bleeding, Shock, and Immunologic Emergencies
    Overview of the Circulatory System
    Hemorrhage
    Shock
    Anaphylactic Reactions and Immunologic Emergencies
    Evidence
    Summary
    Chapter 7. Immediate Management of Musculoskeletal Injuries
    Overview of the Structures
    Classification of Injuries
    Posterior Sternoclavicular Dislocation
    Shoulder Dislocation
    Elbow Dislocation
    Finger Dislocation
    Hip Dislocation
    Knee Dislocation
    Ankle Dislocations
    Humeral Fractures
    Colles’ Fracture
    Pelvis Fracture
    Femur Fracture
    Tibia-Fibula Fractures
    Ankle Fractures
    Management of Lower=Leg Fractures
    Compartment Syndrome
    Ring Avulsion
    Summary
    Chapter 8. Traumatic Injuries to the Head and Face
    Overview of the Head and Face
    Overview of Head Injuries
    Scalp Lacerations
    Skull Fracture
    Concussion
    Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
    Intracranial Pressure
    Intracerebral Contusion
    Epidural Hematoma
    Subdural Hematoma
    Headaches
    Stroke
    Seizures
    Altered Mental Status
    Overview of Facial Injuries
    Corneal Abrasion and Foreign Objects
    Retinal Detachment
    Hyphema
    Tympanic Membrane Rupture
    Facial Fractures
    Temporomandibular Joint Dislocation
    Dental Injuries
    Laryngeal Injuries
    Summary
    Chapter 9. Traumatic Injuries to the Spine
    Anatomy and Physiology of the Spine
    Pathophysiology
    Emergency Medical Care of Injuries to the Spine
    Equipment Removal
    Summary
    Chapter 10. Injuries of the Thorax and Lungs
    Overview of Anatomical Structures in the Thorax
    Respiratory Assessment
    Supplemental Oxygen
    Airway Maintenance
    Respiratory Assessment
    Using Supplemental Oxygen
    Airway Maintenance
    Rib Fracture
    Sternoclavicular Joint Injury
    Pulmonary Embolism
    Pneumothorax, Hemothorax, and Hemopneumothorax
    Asthma
    Summary
    Chapter 11. Life-Threatening Cardiac Conditions
    Overview of the Cardiovascular System
    Epidemiology of Sudden Cardiac Death
    Etiology and Pathophysiology of Acute Cardiac Conditions
    Field Assessment Techniques for Emergent Cardiac Conditions
    Immediate Management of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
    Emergency Preparedness for Sudden Cardiac Arrest
    Clinical Decision Making
    Evidence: Cardiovascular Screening
    Evidence: Factors Affecting Survival after Sudden Cardiac Arrest
    Summary
    Chapter 12. Injuries and Illnesses of the Abdominopelvic Regions
    Overview of Anatomical Structures in the Abdomen and Pelvis
    Trauma to Abdominal Organs
    Injuries to the Liver and Spleen
    Injury to the Kidneys
    Appendicitis
    Acute Abdominopelvic Concerns to Females
    Acute Trauma to Male Genitals
    Summary
    Chapter 13. Life-Threatening Metabolic Conditions
    Overview of the Anatomical Structures in Metabolic Emergencies
    Diabetes
    Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia
    Summary
    Chapter 14. Exertional Sickling and Rhabdomyolysis
    Exertional Rhabdomyolysis
    Sickle Cell Trait
    Evidence: Factors that Increase Risk of Exertional Rhabdomyolysis
    Summary
    Chapter 15. Environmental Emergencies
    Lightning Emergencies
    Heat-Related Emergencies
    Cold-Related Emergencies
    Altitude-Related Emergencies
    Summary
    Appendix: Sample Exposure Control Plan
    Glossary
    References
    Index
    About the Authors
    Contributors and External Reviewers