Sports Injuries

Examination, Imaging & Management

By

  • Stephen Eustace, MB MSc(RadSci) MRCPI FFR(RCSI) FRCR FFSEM, Consultant Radiologist, Cappagh National Orthopaedic & Mater Misericordiae Hospitals, Dublin, Ireland
  • Ciaran Johnston, MSc(RadSci), MRCPI, FRCR, Musculoskeletal Radiologist, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  • John O'Byrne, MCh, FRCSI, FRCS (Orth) FFSEM (I), FFSEM (UK), Abraham Colles Professor of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, Ireland professeur de chirurgie orthopedique, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, Irelande
  • Pat O'Neill, MD, MSc(Orth), D. Sports Med), FFSEM(I) FFSEM(UK), Consultant in Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine , Mater Private Hospital; Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Human Anatomy and Sports Traumatology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

The book outlines management implications of observations made at clinical examination and imaging of patients presenting with sports related musculoskeletal ailments. It clearly reviews typical findings of sports related injuries at clinical examination and at integrated imaging, including radiographs, ultrasound and MRI. The aim is to clearly define the practical implications of findings identified at MRI and ultrasound in patients with sports injuries.
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Audience

The book is aimed at sports medicine physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists, and to a lesser extent at radiologists both in training and in practice. The book will also be suitable for medical students as part of the module on musculoskeletal medicine.
Will also be useful to physiotherapists.

 

Book information

  • Published: December 2006
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10203-5


Table of Contents

1. Mechanisms of injury and tissue healing
2 . Mechanisms of diagnosis
3. Mechanisms of treatment
4. Acute injury management
5 . The pelvis, hip & groin
6. The knee and calf
7. The foot and ankle
8. The shoulder
9. The elbow
10. The wrist and hand
11. The spine
12. The head, neck, thorax and abdomen
13. Pre-participation medical assessment and drugs in sport