Sports / Ortho

Clinic : #. Sports Physicals

Football Sideline : #. Red Flags / #. Concussion / #. Common Fracture - Sprain / #. Cervical Clearance / #. Heat Stroke / #. AMS / #. Cramps

Sports Physicals

AAFP Sports Physical Form


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Football Sideline MEP

#. Red Flags = Call Paramedics
> Cervical issues ( see below)
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#. Concussion


#. Common Fracture / Sprain
> Ankle: Ottawa Rules
> Knee: Ottawa Rules


#. Cervical Clearance Sequence
1. point tenderness at midline spine -> if (+), ED.
2. b/l neurologic signs -> ED
3. cervical passive ROM
4. strength b/l UE


#. Heat Stroke
- Heat Cramp => Heat Exhaustion=> Heat Stroke
- Heat stroke: require Tº>104 + AMS; tx: immediate ice bath everything, 911. time = tissue. save life before 911 arrives.
- Heat Cramp:
- Heat Exhaustion:


#. AMS
- ddx: DM/hypoglycemic; heat stroke; TBI


#. Cramp Pre-Protocol : From Dr. John K. CORE