Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics

Francis  Feld, DNP CRNA LAT ATC NRP ; Keith M Gorse, EdD LAT ATC ; Robert O Blanc, MS LAT ATC EMT-P

  • $75.95
  • ISBN 10 1-63091-617-X
  • ISBN 13 978-1-63091-617-6
  • 250 pp Soft Cover
  • Pub. Date: 2020
  • Order# 46176

Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics is a textbook that will help instruct athletic training students, certified athletic trainers, and other health care providers about the emergency medical situations they can potentially face throughout their careers. 

Francis Feld, Keith M. Gorse, and Robert O. Blanc, along with their contributors, have covered the most crucial types of serious medical emergencies that may be encountered in sports. Also included is material for each of the Domains listed in the NATA Board of Certification (BOC) and the Education Competencies and Proficiencies listed in the 2020 CAATE Standards.                  

What is covered inside Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics:

  • Design and Implementation of Emergency Action Plans & Standard Operating Procedures
  • Mass Casualty
  • Substance Abuse
  • Cardiac and Respiratory Care
  • Endocrine Emergencies
  • Environmental Conditions
  • Shock
  • Seizures
  • Abdominal Emergencies
  • Psychiatric Issues
  • Bleeding Disorders

Non-Orthopedic Emergency Care in Athletics is an ideal text for certified athletic trainers, athletic training students, and other health care providers focusing on the skills, knowledge, practice, and preparation needed to handle real athletic emergency medical situations.


Dedication v
Acknowledgments ix
Contributing Authors xi
Introduction xiii
Chapter 1 Design and Implementation of Emergency Action Plans and Standard Operating Procedures
Chapter 2 Mass Casualty Incidents
Chapter 3 Substance Abuse
Chapter 4 Cardiovascular Emergencies
Chapter 5 Endocrine Emergencies
Chapter 6 Respiratory Emergencies
Chapter 7 Environmental Conditions
Chapter 8 Shock
Chapter 9 Wound Management and Bleeding Control
Chapter 10 Epileptic Seizures
Chapter 11 Psychiatric Issues
Chapter 12 Abdominal Emergencies
Chapter 13 Emergencies Related to Conditioning and Exercise

Appendix 1. Diabetic Athlete Treatment Algorithm
Appendix 2. Intravenous and Interosseus Access
Appendix 3. Bleed Bags
Appendix 4. Individualized Seizure Response Plan

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