Ppe: Preparticipation Physical Evaluation (Paperback)

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This best-selling resource guides health care professionals through the preparticipation physical evaluation PPE process in the medical home for young athletes from middle school through college.

Included are recommendations on PPE timing, setting, and structure; medical history questions; and how to determine sports 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, general medical conditions, respiratory system, musculoskeletal conditions, and more.

New in the Fifth Edition
  • New chapter on transgender athlete
  • New chapter on the female athlete
  • New section on mental health
  • Incorporating PPE into routine health supervision care
  • Updated content based on the most current practice guidelines, consensus statements, and expert opinions
  • Developed to enhance the health and safety of all athletes and establish a standardized approach to PPE
  • English and Spanish versions of the History Form
Product Details
ISBN: 9781610023016
ISBN-10: 1610023013
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication Date: June 1st, 2019
Pages: 240
Language: English