PPE: Preparticipation Physical Evaluation

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Author: David Bernhardt, MD, FAAP, William Roberts, MD, MS, FACSM, FAAFP, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
Affiliation: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Date: 2019
ISBN 10: 1610023013
ISBN 13: 9781610023016
eISBN: 9781610023023
Edition: 5th
This best-selling resource guides health care professionals through the preparticipation physical evaluation PPE process for young athletes from middle school through college. Included are recommendations on PPE timing, setting, and structure; medical history questions; and how to determine participation clearance. This resource also lists return-to-play guidelines, addresses medicolegal and ethical concerns, and explores future research and use of electronic formats.Contents cover physical examination and clearance, systems-based examinations, cardiovascular problems, central nervous system, pulmonary system, musculoskeletal conditions, and more. New in the Fifth Edition New chapter for the female athlete New sections on mental health and the transgender athlete Includes English and Spanish versions of the History Form
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