Description of Non-orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics
Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics is a textbook that will 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. Other topics include: design and implementation of emergency action plans and standard operating procedures; mass casualties; substance abuse; cardiac and respiratory care; endocrine emergencies; environmental conditions; shock; seizures; abdominal emergencies; psychiatric issues; and bleeding disorders.