Be prepared to complete your patients’ preparticipation physical evaluations (PPE) with this must-have guide. This new edition guides you through the PPE process for young athletes from middle school through college.
Included are recommendations on PPE timing, setting, and structure; medical history questions; and how to determine participation clearance. The manual lists return-to-play guidelines; addresses medicolegal and ethical concerns; and explores future research and use of electronic formats.
Includes the following forms: History, Supplemental History for the Athlete With Special Needs, Physical Examination and Clearance.
- Soft cover book
- 180 pages
- Follows system-by-system physical evaluation
- Includes PPE forms
- Produced by the American Academy of Family Physicians in association with the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine
- Edited by David T. Bernhardt, MD, FAAP and William O. Roberts, MD