HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE
Pediatricians can receive Category I credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages.
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For many primary care providers, the "minor" sports injury is sometimes the most drfficuR to manage. Training in sports medicine is lacking in many residency programs even today. Yet, physicians are expected to be abte to provide at least the minimum of care for these injuries and in many small communities may be calted on to serve as "team physidans."This issue of Pedatric Annals provides several exceHent reviews on many of the orthopedic injuries one can expect to encounter in a primary care selling.
1. The preparticipation athletic examination accurately identifies the majority of athletes at risk for sudden cardiac death.
2. A tense and painful knee effusion appearing within 2 to 4 hours postinjury represents a hemarth rosis.
3. The majority of ankle sprains are inversion injuries.
4. Of all sports, men's and women's, basketball has the highest incidence of ankle sprains.
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