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December 2005 Table of Contents

THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE
VOL 33 - NO. 12 - DECEMBER 2005


NEWS AND ANALYSIS

Editor's Notes
Who Said Medicine Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry?
GORDON O. MATHESON, MD, PHD

Best of the Literature
An Intervention Program to Reduce Hamstring Injuries

REVIEW ARTICLES

Optimizing the Sideline Medical Bag
Preparing for School and Community Sports Events
Most articles on the sideline medical bag focus on coverage of collegiate, professional, or other elite events. This review highlights what to pack for sports events involving high school or younger athletes, as well as community events. Subdividing the bag and overall preparedness are key.
JAMES M. DANIELS, MD, MPH; JOEL KARY, MD, ATC; JOSEPH A. LANE, MD

Identifying Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm
Treatment Hinges on Distinguishing It From Chronic Asthma
The prevalence of exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB) is as high as 90% in patients who have chronic asthma and 40% in those with allergic rhinitis. But 5% to 10% of those with EIB have no concomitant respiratory or allergic disease. Physicians need to know the differences among the various presentations. Reprinted from Postgraduate Medicine.
CHRISTIAN L. HERMANSEN, MD; JEFFREY T. KIRSCHNER, DO

Preparticipation Cardiovascular Screening of Young Athletes
An Epidemiologic Perspective
Since this article first appeared in June 2004, the pressure to improve and mandate cardiovascular screening has intensified. Epidemiologic data reveal the limitations of current screening methods and can help make the case for adding more sophisticated tests.
DENNIS Y. WEN, MD

CASE REPORT

Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Thigh in a High School Soccer Player
Indications for Expedient Action
Anterior compartment syndrome of the thigh is highly unusual in the absence of multiple injuries, yet this is what happened to a 17-year-old high school soccer goalkeeper. The authors' experience underscores the importance of vigilance and fast action.
DANIEL W. GOLDEN, MD; KYLE R. FLIK, MD; DAVID A. TURNER, MD; BERNARD R. BACH, JR, MD; JEFFREY R. SAWYER, MD

CLINICAL PRACTICE

Pearls
•Satisfying Weight Loss Tips
•A Low-Stress Exercise Prescription

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Information for Authors

Index 1990-2004


In an effort to provide information that is scientifically accurate and consistent with accepted standards of medical practice, the editors and publisher of The Physician and Sportsmedicine routinely consult sources believed to be reliable. However, readers are encouraged to confirm this information with other sources. For example and in particular, physicians are advised to consult the prescribing information in the manufacturer's package insert before prescribing any drug mentioned.


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