Preparticipation Physical Evaluation
This title is suitable for: those in Medicine - Pediatrics, Family Practice, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine; Athletic Trainers; Physical Therapists; ... Show synopsis This title is suitable for: those in Medicine - Pediatrics, Family Practice, Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine; Athletic Trainers; Physical Therapists; and, for those in Nursing - Pediatric, Family; Nurse Practitioner Pediatricians, residents in training, and attendings; family physicians; physician assistants, pediatric nurses, and pediatric nurse practitioners. Significantly revised and updated, the new fourth edition of the best-selling "Preparticipation Physical Evaluation" provides pediatric professionals with a comprehensive and practical guide through the PPE process for young athletes from middle school through college. Included are guidelines on PPE timing, setting, and structure; medical history questions; and, how to determine participation clearance. Also included are a sample PPE form, information on legal issues, and clinical recommendations to help maintain athlete health and safety.