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- ISBN: 9780781775502 | 0781775507
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/19/2010
Written specifically for athletic trainers and students, this comprehensive text will teach readers how to quickly and effectively assess and manage the broad range of medical emergencies that athletes may experience, including traumatic injuries, respiratory and circulatory arrest, and sudden illness. It not only explains core first aid skills, but it also highlights the specific athletic training emergency trauma skills outlined in the educational competencies set by the National Athletic Trainerrs"s Association Board of Certification. Within each chapter,readers will find a mix of theory and practical, hands-on guidance to help them perform essential emergency response techniques. Moreover, each chapter has been designed to account for different learning styles, incorporating a variety of didactic, visual, and kinesthetic learning tools to enable everyone to master the core skills of emergency response management.