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Netter’s Sports Medicine, by Christopher C. Madden, MD, Margot Putukian, MD, FACSM, Craig C. Young, MD, and Eric C. McCarty, MD, is a reference designed to help you meet the challenges presented by your patients in this growing interdisciplinary field. More than 1,000 Netter images, along with photos of physical examination techniques and imaging examples, provide a rich visual understanding, while a bulleted text format, combined with a user-friendly organization by specific types of injuries as well as different types of sports, makes reference quick and easy. Discussions of a full range of sports-traditional as well as less common-ensure that the coverage is comprehensive and up to date. From pre-participation exams, musculoskeletal injuries, sports nutrition, and sports general medical problems in athletes...this reference equips you with the guidance you need to keep your patients at the top of their game. A companion website at equips you with convenient online access to the book’s entire text and illustrations, and more.

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Key Features

    • Includes online access to a companion web site featuring the complete text, an Image Bank containing all of the book’s illustrations, downloadable for your personal use, twenty patient education brochures, and more.
    • Presents more than 1,000 Netter illustrations accompanied by photos of physical examination techniques, radiographs, and other imaging techniques-including CT and MRI-that equip you with a rich visual understanding of sports medicine.
    • Features a bulleted text format for quick-read guidance.
    • Organizes information by specific types of injuries as well as different types of sports for an easy-to-access reference.
    • Discusses traditional along with less common sports for comprehensive coverage that is up to date.
    • Includes a section that examines considerations for specific athlete populations, including children, women, the senior athlete and the physically challenged, to help you meet their special needs.
    • Presents the cross-disciplinary contributions of primary care physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, dentists, orthopaedic surgeons, and others, who provide a well-rounded perspective on the subject.
    • Combines current, evidence-based information with expert clinical guidance for a high-yield reference.

Author Information

    By Christopher Madden, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Family Medicine; Sports and Family Medicine Physician, Private Practice, Longs Peak Family Practice, Longmont; Team Physician, Niwot High School, Niwot, CO; Margot Putukian, MD, FACSM, Director of Athletic Medicine, Princeton University; Associate Professor, UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson; Past President American Medical Society for Sports Medicine; Chair US Lacrosse Sports Science & Safety Committee; NFL Head, Neck and Spine Committee ; Eric McCarty, MD, Associate Professor, Chief of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Fellowship Director, Colorado Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship; Director of Sports Medicine, University of Colorado Department of Athletics; Head Team Physician University of Colorado; Head Team Physician, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado and Craig Young, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Community and Family Medicine, Medical Director of Sports Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin; Team Physician, Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Brewers, U.S. National Snowboard Team; President 2007-2008 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 800 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-5924-0
  • Copyright: 2010