Perspectives on Sports Medicine - David L. Skaggs, M.D. and William M. Hohl, M.D. Make recommendations about optimal training schedules for children participating in sports. Describe the physiologic mechanisms that lead to apophyseal injuries. Recognize common causes of anterior knee and heel pain in children and adolescents. Diagnose and treat stress fractures. Identify patients whose injuries warrant referral to an orthopedic surgeon.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Sports Injuries - Robert F. LaPrade, M.D., Ph.D. and Brian J. White, M.D. Evaluate the injured athletic knee utilizing the appropriate physical examination techniques. Review the anatomy of the posterolateral knee. Discuss the surgical management of acute and chronic posterolateral knee injuries. List the common etiologies for hip and groin pain in the athlete. Summarize the arthroscopic treatment options for femoroacetabular impingement and labral injuries.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Shoulder Surgery and ACL Reconstruction - Felix (Buddy) H. Savoie III, M.D., Leslie B. Vidal, M.D., John D. Polousky, M.D. and Evan S. Lederman, M.D. Describe the role of glenohumeral resurfacing in the treatment of chondrolysis. Summarize the management of partial-thickness rotator cuff tears. Outline the natural history of an ACL-deficient knee and compare the benefits and risks of nonoperative and operative treatment. Discuss the surgical options for ACL reconstruction in skeletally immature patients. Review approaches to anatomic exposure for common procedures in shoulder surgery.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Foot and Ankle Surgery - Jeffrey L. Nacht, M.D., Alastair S.E. Younger, M.D., Kevin J. Wing, M.D. and Gregory C. Berlet, M.D. Implement nonoperative strategies for managing foot and ankle pathology. Employ optimal preoperative strategies for managing diabetic, obese, and nicotine-dependent patients. Cite recommendations for the nonoperative treatment of acute ankle sprains based on evidence-based medicine. Describe the microfracture technique for the treatment of osteochondral lesions of the talus. Identify emerging strategies for addressing complex or failed osteochondral lesions.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Sports Injuries: The Consequences of Overdoing It - Daniel J. Van Durme, M.D. Perform a thorough physical examination on patients with ankle injury. Discuss use of supportive therapy (eg, rest, ice) to prevent further injury in athletes. Assess severity of concussions based on guidelines, loss of consciousness, and posttraumatic amnesia. Counsel athletes about proper hydration and heat acclimatization. Describe signs and symptoms of common heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Focus on the Shoulder, Part 1: Rotator Cuff Repair - Robert E. Hunter, M.D., Mark H. Getelman, M.D., Stephen S. Burkhart, M.D., Robert A. Pedowitz, M.D., Ph.D. and Evan L. Flatow, M.D. Identify the essential skills of arthroscopic RCR and summarize techniques to master them. Evaluate the data on the use of single-row surgical RCR vs double-row RCR and recognize the importance of tissue tension in RCR. Contrast double-row RCR with single-row RCR and identify the biomechanical, anatomic, and clinical reasons why double-row surgical repair may be preferred technique. Review the evidence-based clinical guidelines for the management of RC injuries and identify specific indications and contraindications for surgical RCR. Identify appropriate patients for surgical repair of massive RC tears and recognize the indications for tendon transfers, partial repair, reverse arthroplasty, and debridement. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
Focus on the Shoulder, Part 2: Surgical Challenges - Stephen S. Burkhart, M.D., Pascal Boileau, M.D., Stephen C. Weber. M.D., Evan L. Flatow, M.D. and Robert H. Bell , M.D. Select patients who are candidates for remplissage or Latarjet procedures. Recognize shoulder disease that may respond to biceps tenodesis. Search for intra-articular causes of biceps pain. Plan surgical approaches for biceps tenodesis. Assess and repair massive rotator cuff tears. CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair - Robert A. Arciero, M.D. Discuss the management options for acute anterior shoulder dislocation. Identify the patient selection criteria for primary arthroscopic stabilization and review the surgical pitfalls associated with failure of the arthroscopic technique. List the factors responsible for the failure of primary arthroscopic stabilization. Review the indications for revision arthroscopic and open repair. Summarize the open Latarjet procedure for repair of glenohumeral lesions.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Sports Medicine: Do's and Don'ts for Improving Performance - Robert J. Dimeff, M.D. Counsel athletes about adequate intake of carbohydrates, proteins, and fat before and after physical activity. Address vitamin D, iron, and sodium deficiency in athletes. Explain efficacy and safety of supplements used to improve muscle strength and power, such as creatine. Review side effects of anabolic steroids. Discuss off-label use of growth hormone and banned performance enhancers.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
Sports Medicine - Tracy L. Zaslow, M.D. Recognize and evaluate the common symptoms of concussion. Implement guidelines for sideline and in-office management of concussive injuries in children. Determine the appropriate time for an injured athlete to return to play. Counsel parents and young athletes about the risks of early specialization. Recognize symptoms and consequences of burnout in young athletes.CME Qualifies for a maximum 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™
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