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Trauma Management in the Field

  • Porcelli SimoneEmail author
  • Daniele Casalini
  • Alessandro Corsini
  • Gian Nicola Bisciotti
  • Piero Volpi

Abstract

The prime concern of emergency aid is to maintain cardiovascular function and, indirectly, central nervous system function. A systematic assessment of the injured athlete should be made to determine appropriate emergency care. A primary survey assesses and deals with life-threatening situations. Once stabilized, the secondary survey makes a more detailed assessment of the injury. Great care must be taken in moving the seriously injured athlete. The unconscious athlete must be handled as though he or she has a cervical fracture

Keywords

Spinal Injury Ankle Sprain Musculoskeletal Injury Athletic Trainer Automate External Defibrillator 
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Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Porcelli Simone
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Daniele Casalini
    • 2
  • Alessandro Corsini
    • 2
  • Gian Nicola Bisciotti
    • 2
  • Piero Volpi
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute of Bioimaging and Molecular Physiology – National Research CouncilSegrateItaly
  2. 2.Medical Staff FC INTERNAZIONALEAppiano GentileItaly
  3. 3.Knee Orthopedics and Sport Traumatology UnitHumanitas Clinical Institute IRCCSMilanItaly
  4. 4.Head of Medical Staff FC InternazionaleMilanItaly

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