Key Features

  • Pocket format, flexi cover
  • Step by step instructions
  • Accompanying photographs and diagrams

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface 
Acknowledgements 
Dedications 
Contributors 
How to use this book

Section 1 Before the game 
1 The coach 
L Moggan, R F Harrold

2 The medical team
C Murray, P O’Neill

3 The player 
B Devitt, P Devitt

4 Come on ref! – role of the referee or official
F Devitt, Jim O’Byrne

Section 2 During the game 
5 The ABC chapter 
A M Byrne, N Eustace

6 The collapsed player 
B Devitt, K Carson

7 Player immobilization and transfer 
M J Shelly, A R Poynton

8 Skin injury 
A M Byrne, A Byrne

9 Strains, sprains and tears 
J Walsh, S J Eustace

10 Broken bones 
J Walsh, P J Kenny

Section 3 Where is the injury? 
11 Head injuries 
J S Butler, C Bolger

12 Facial injuries 
J S Butler, F Coffey, F Kearns

13 Neck injuries 
I Robertson and A R Poynton

14 Upper limb injuries 
M H Vioreanu, J H Mullett

15 Chest problems 
M H Vioreanu, S P Gaine

16 Abdominal injuries 
G O Lawlor, G McEntee

17 Back and pelvis injuries 
I Robertson, K Synnott

18 Lower limb injuries 
M J Shelly, I P Kelly

19 Drowning and diving and water sports injuries 
G Horgan, G C O’Toole

20 On the mountain 
J M Queally, D McCormack

Section 4 After the Game 
21 Player assessment 
E Falvey, C McCarthy

22 Event assessment 
E Falvey, C McCarthy

Index

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443068652
Electronic ISBN:
9781455725298

About the authors

John O'Byrne

professeur de chirurgie orthopedique, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, Irelande

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Brian Devitt

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland at Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Dublin, Ireland