Management of On-The-Field Emergencies
In recent years, the interaction and collaboration between sports activities and medicine has strongly increased, above all in terms of organizational, regulatory, and health aspects. Indeed, most sports teams now include specialists and consultants in sports-related medicine, who thus constitute a team within a team. The team physician has many difficult tasks relating to both the normal and the emergency management of the athletes. Very severe emergencies that occur on the field, which are fortunately very rare, can involve cardiovascular and neurological lesions, including head and spinal traumas. In these cases, the team physician has to promptly recognize and understand the severity of the accident, in order to safely transport the athlete to a facility equipped for treating critical situations.
KeywordsAnterior Cruciate Ligament Emergency Medical Service Sport Injury Field Physician Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture
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