Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Fourth Edition

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American Academy of Pediatrics et. al
167 pages
Here's practical, proven guidance for determining athletic clearance, optimizing sports participation safety, and promoting healthy lifestyles. Developed by leading medical societies, Preparticipation Physical Evaluation offers health professionals a systematic, standardized approach to screening young athletes from middle school through college. This newly revised and expanded edition is adaptable for a wide range of individual or institutional needs.

Step-by-Step PPE Solutions
• System-by-system physical examination guidelines: cardiovascular, CNS, pulmonary, GI/genitourinary, musculoskeletal, dermatologic
• Medical history questions
• Clearance considerations
• Updated return-to-play guidelines
• Expanded discussion of ethical and legal concerns
• Detailed recommendations for evaluating the female athlete
• New sudden cardiac death screening developments
• PPE coding quick reference
Plus-Easy-to-Use PPE Forms
• History Form
• The Athlete With Special Needs: Supplemental History Form
• Physical Examination Form
• Clearance Form