September 2002 Table of Contents
THE PHYSICIAN AND SPORTSMEDICINE - VOL 30 - NO. 9 - SEPTEMBER 2002
NEWS AND ANALYSIS
Is It OK to Be a Fan and a Team Physician?
Gordon O. Matheson, MD, PhD
Screening Athletes for Low Iron: Questions Surface About Ferritin
Neurosurgeons Link Supplements to Heatstroke Deaths
Uncovering Physician Sun Safety Habits
Are Certain Sports Risk Factors for Eating Disorders?
Best of the Literature
Children Getting Fatter Faster
What's Best for 'Tennis Elbow'?
Tibial Tunnel Angle Affects ACL Reconstruction
Ketorolac Use in the National Football League
Prevalence, Efficacy, and Adverse Events
Researchers who surveyed usage patterns, effectiveness, and possible adverse effects of ketorolac tromethamine among National Football League players found some common themes among the 31 teams that responded. Though isolated adverse events were noted, most team healthcare providers felt that ketorolac is effective and safe when the team physician directs its use.
John M. Tokish, MD; Elisha T. Powell, MD; Theodore F. Schlegel, MD; Richard J. Hawkins, MD
Femoral Supracondylar Stress Fractures
An Unusual Cause of Knee Pain
Femoral supracondylar stress fractures are sometimes misdiagnosed as patellofemoral syndrome because anterior knee pain is common in both conditions. Two case studies demonstrate that magnetic resonance imaging or bone scanning is the key to distinguishing the two conditions.
MAJ John E. Glorioso, Jr, MD; CDR Glen Ross, MD; Wayne B. Leadbetter, MD; Barry P. Boden, MD
Exercise for Those With Chronic Heart Failure
Matching Programs to Patients
Exercise can improve the quality of life and clinical course for patients who have chronic heart failure. Aerobic training forms the basis of the program.
Randy W. Braith, PhD
Upper Respiratory Infection
Helpful Steps for Physicians
When an active patient has an upper respiratory infection, issues include participation decisions and the risk of infecting other players. A comprehensive review offers good plans for recovery and return to play.
John W. O'Kane, MD
FOR YOUR PATIENTS
Coping With Upper Respiratory Infections
John W. O'Kane, MD
Easy Ear Wax Removal
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