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December 1999 Table of Contents

THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 27 - NO. 13 - DECEMBER 99


Eight Nonavalanche Snow-Immersion Deaths
A 6-Year Series From British Columbia Ski Areas

Tree wells—deep, loose snow around conifers with low-hanging branches—can trap and kill skiers and snowboarders, as this case series describes. Precautions are a must for deep-powder enthusiasts.

Robert Cadman, PhD

Patient Adviser
How to Stay Alive in Deep Powder Snow: Avoiding Tree-Well Accidents
Robert Cadman, PhD


Cervical Fracture in a Nordic Skier

A Nordic skier had shoulder pain and thumb numbness after falling during a race. What was initially thought to be a shoulder injury turned out to be a cervical facet fracture—an injury not previously reported in Nordic skiing.

Timothy Floyd, MD


Advantages of Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine
Part 2: Cardiac and Other Nonmusculoskeletal Disorders

The ability to show anomalies in blood perfusion or metabolic activity makes radionuclide scanning useful for diagnosing various nonorthopedic disorders, including coronary artery disease and hyperthyroidism. Recent advances have improved the detection of very small abnormalities.

Carlos E. Jimenez, MD


1999 Annual Index


Imaging Quiz
Running-Related Toenail Abnormality

A young man who was training for a marathon had a scaly plaque and nail discoloration on his second toe. Take a look at the photo and see if you can make the diagnosis.

Brian B. Adams, MD


Departments


Editorial Board


Editor's Notes
'Acceptable Risk' vs Danger


Staff


Highlights
Walking Reduces Coronary Events in Women
A New Test for SLAP Lesions
Creatine's Effect on Muscle Mass and Strength


Pearls


News Briefs
Can School PE Make Fitter Kids?


Information for Authors


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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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