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Medical Conditions in the Athlete 3rd Edition With Web Study Guide

Medical Conditions in the Athlete 3rd Edition With Web Study Guide

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    Medical Conditions in the Athlete, Third Edition With Web Study Guide, equips health care providers with the information they need to develop a framework for decision making when working with injured and recovering athletes and active populations. The updated and streamlined third edition provides comprehensive medical information that assists health care providers and athletic trainers in recognizing and identifying underlying and potentially serious medical conditions that may affect their chosen course of treatment.

    The highly esteemed authors, Katie Walsh Flanagan and Micki Cuppett, have combined their professional skills and educational expertise to revitalize the content of Medical Conditions in the Athlete, Third Edition, with current, research-driven assessment and treatment information for medical conditions that affect the physically active population. The updated content aligns with Board of Certification (BOC) and Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) standards. The book addresses medical conditions by body system, their mechanism of acquisition, signs, symptoms, differential diagnoses, referral, treatment, and return-to-participation criteria.

    The 18 comprehensive chapters are organized into three sections: Introduction to Medical Conditions, Pharmacology and Interventions, and Medical Conditions by System. Throughout the text, more than 380 updated, full-color illustrations and photographs visually enhance readers’ comprehension of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Pharmacological tables organize drugs by categories that include generic and trade names, therapeutic uses, adult dosage information, and possible adverse effects. Important terminology is highlighted throughout the chapters, and a glossary appears at the end of the text.

    At the beginning of the text, a Condition Finder serves as a quick reference so health care providers can easily flip to the information they need on specific conditions. Throughout the book, learning aids draw attention to important facts and figures, presented in three practical categories:

    • Red Flags are warning signs that health care providers should look for when working with clients.

    • Clinical Tips discuss information that is critically important to professionals.

    • Condition Highlights cover specific medical conditions common to athletes that require special attention or medical care.

    New to this edition is an accompanying web study guide that houses case studies corresponding to specific chapters. Each case study is followed by questions to help students apply the strategies covered in the text. Instructors who adopt the text will have access to a comprehensive collection of ancillary materials: chapter quizzes, a presentation package of slides, and an image bank that can be used to enhance presentation slides or student handouts.

    Medical Conditions in the Athlete, Third Edition With Web Study Guide, provides readers with research-driven assessment and treatment information for medical conditions that affect all types of athletes. It is a comprehensive textbook and an important reference for health care providers such as athletic trainers and physical therapists who work with active populations.


    Textbook for use in athletic training curriculums requiring courses such as general medical conditions, pharmacology, and primary care sports medicine; also suitable for use in physical therapy and other related health care courses.

    Part I. Introduction to Medical Conditions

    Chapter 1. Introduction to Medical Conditions

    Role of the Athletic Trainer in Evaluation of Medical Conditions

    Communication in the Medical Field

    Prevention of Disease Transmission

    Legal Considerations, Medical Care, and Disposition


    Chapter 2. Medical Examination

    Examination of the Patient With a Medical Condition

    Physical Examination


    Chapter 3. Diagnostic Imaging and Testing

    Radiography: X-Rays

    Radionuclide Bone Scan


    Computed Tomography Scan

    Positron Emission Tomography Scan

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Diagnostic Ultrasound (Sonography)

    Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies


    Holter Monitor

    Cardiac Stress Test




    Complete Blood Count

    Lumbar Puncture

    Pulse Oximeter

    Reporting Cancer Diagnoses


    Part II. Pharmacology and Interventions

    Chapter 4. Basic Principles of Pharmacology




    Chapter 5. Therapeutic Drug Categories

    Anti-Inflammatory Agents

    Pain Management

    Infectious Disease

    Oral Anticoagulants


    Chapter 6. Common Procedures and Interventions in the Athletic Training Clinic

    Informed Consent

    Preventing Infection


    Closing Lacerations


    Part III. Medical Conditions by System

    Chapter 7. Respiratory System

    Overview of Anatomy and Physiology

    Evaluation of the Respiratory System


    Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm


    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease




    Upper Respiratory Infections


    Lung Cancer

    Spontaneous Pneumothorax and Hemothorax


    Chapter 8. Cardiovascular System

    Overview of Anatomy and Physiology

    Cardiovascular Adaptations to Exercise

    Preparticipation Examination

    General Evaluation of the Cardiovascular System

    Sudden Cardiac Death

    Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    Coronary Artery Abnormalities

    Marfan Syndrome


    Congenital Aortic Stenosis

    Mitral Valve Prolapse




    Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Pulmonary Embolus

    Peripheral Arterial Disease



    Sickle Cell Trait or Anemia


    Chapter 9. Gastrointestinal System

    Overview of Anatomy and Physiology

    Evaluation of Abdominal Pain

    Evaluation of the Athlete With Acute, Traumatic Abdominal Pain

    Nausea, Vomiting, and Diarrhea

    Viral Gastroenteritis

    Food Poisoning or Bacterial Diarrhea

    Parasitic Infection

    Stress-Induced Gastrointestinal Symptoms


    Heartburn and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease

    Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Celiac Disease

    Inflammatory Bowel Diseases


    Cholecystitis and Cholelithiasis

    Colorectal Cancer


    Chapter 10. Genitourinary and Gynecological Systems

    Overview of Anatomy and Physiology

    Evaluation of the Genitourinary and Gynecological Systems

    Kidney Stones

    Sports Hematuria

    Urinary Tract Infection


    Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

    Genital Warts




    Testicular Torsion



    Testicular Cancer

    Prostate Cancer


    Pelvic Inflammatory Disease




    Ovarian and Cervical Cancer

    Breast Cancer


    Ectopic Pregnancy


    Chapter 11. Neurological System

    Overview of Anatomy and Physiology

    Evaluation of the Neurological System

    Pathological Conditions

    Sport-Related Concussion


    Guillain-Barré Syndrome


    Seizure Disorder and Epilepsy


    Multiple Sclerosis

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    Bell's Palsy


    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome


    Chapter 12. The Eye

    Overview of Anatomy and Physiology

    Evaluation of the Eye

    Refractive Error



    Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

    Corneal Abrasions

    Corneal or Scleral Lacerations

    Corneal and Conjunctival Foreign Bodies

    Orbital Fracture

    Retinal Tear and Detachment

    Dislocated Contact Lens

    Chemical Burns

    Periorbital Contusion

    Traumatic Iritis


    Eyelid Lacerations

    Protective Eyewear


    Chapter 13. Ear, Nose, Throat, and Mouth

    Overview of Anatomy and Physiology

    Evaluation of the Ear, Nose, Mouth, and Throat

    Hearing Loss

    Otitis Externa

    Otitis Media

    Ruptured Tympanic Membrane

    Allergic Rhinitis

    Nonallergic Rhinitis


    Deviated Septum


    Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis


    Oral Mucosal Lesions

    Oral Candidiasis

    Oral Cancers

    Dental Disease

    Dental Caries


    Chapter 14. Systemic Disorders

    Anatomy and Physiology of the Lymphatic System

    Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    Hodgkin's Lymphoma


    Lyme Disease

    Raynaud's Disease

    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus


    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


    Diabetes Mellitus




    Chapter 15. Infectious Diseases




    Infectious Mononucleosis




    Chickenpox and Shingles

    Hepatitis A to D

    Streptococcal Infections

    Staphylococcal Infections

    Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Infections


    Zika Virus

    Viral Meningitis

    Acute Bacterial Meningitis


    Chapter 16. Dermatological Conditions

    Overview of Anatomy and Physiology

    Evaluation of the Skin



    Solar Urticaria

    Epidermoid Cysts

    Eczema and Atropic dermatitis


    Skin Cancer




    Abscesses, Furuncles, and Carbuncles


    Paronychia or Onychia

    Herpes Simplex


    Molluscum Contagiosum

    Human Papillomavirus

    Tinea Corporis

    Tinea Cruris

    Tinea Unguium

    Tinea Pedis

    Tinea Capitis

    Tinea Versicolor

    Head Lice

    Body Lice

    Pubic Lice


    Insect Bites


    Chapter 17. Psychological and Substance Use Disorders

    Layne A. Prest

    Understanding the Role of Mental Health Professionals

    Overview of Mental Health Issues in the Athlete

    Role of Stress in Psychological and Substance Use Disorders

    Anxiety Disorders

    Mood Disorders

    Eating Disorders

    Substance Use and Dependence

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Stages of Readiness

    What to Do in a Crisis


    Chapter 18. Working With Special Populations

    Monique Mokha

    Preparticipation Examination for Athletes with Disabilities

    Overview of Anatomy and Physiology

    Traumatic Tetraplegia and Paraplegia

    Autonomic Dysreflexia


    Thermoregulation Concerns

    Skin Breakdown and Pressure Sores


    Bladder Dysfunction

    Spina Bifida


    Cerebral Palsy


    Sensory Disabilities

    Intellectual Disabilities


    Katie Walsh Flanagan, EdD, ATC, is a professor and director of the sports medicine and athletic training program in the department of health education and promotion at East Carolina University, where she has worked for more than 20 years. A Board of Certification (BOC) certified athletic trainer, Walsh Flanagan previously worked as a lecturer and assistant athletic trainer at California State University, Fresno, and as the head athletic trainer for the Chicago Power, a men’s professional soccer team. She has also assisted as an athletic trainer for various sports in international competitions, including the 1996 Summer Olympic Games and 1987 Pan American Games.

    In 2012, Walsh Flanagan was elected to the North Carolina Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame. The organization named her the North Carolina Athletic Trainer of the Year–College/University in 2000 and 2006. She received the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2010 and their Athletic Trainer Service award in 2006.

    Micki Cuppett, EdD, ATC, is the executive director of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) after having served as its president and as a board member. She previously worked for 16 years as a professor of athletic training in the department of orthopedics and sports medicine at the University of South Florida, where she was the athletic training program director. She has also been a professor and director of athletic training education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

    In addition to her work in academe, Cuppett has been an athletic trainer for three decades, having worked in high school, collegiate, military, and hospital settings. Cuppett is known internationally for her work with human patient simulators and interprofessional education, and she has often been an invited speaker at national and international conferences. She received the Athletic Trainer Service award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association in 2007 and their Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award in 2012.

    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors and available online.

    Chapter quizzes. These ready-made quizzes allow instructors to test student understanding of the most important chapter concepts.

    Presentation package plus image bank. The presentation package includes more than 800 PowerPoint slides of key concepts and select art, photos, and tables from the book that instructors can use for class discussion and illustration. The slides can be used directly in PowerPoint or can be printed to make transparencies or handouts. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides as well as search for slides based on key words. The image bank includes most of the art, photos, and tables from the text, sorted by chapter, to provide instructors flexibility when creating their own resources, including customized presentations, handouts, and other course resources.

    Web study guide. Designed to help students apply the strategies taught in the text, the web study guide includes a series of case studies that correspond to individual chapters. Each case study is followed by questions. The question types are multiple choice, multiple response, and matching.