Clinical pathology for athletic trainers: recognizing systemic disease, third edition.

Author:Sekir, Ufuk
Position:Book review

Clinical pathology for athletic trainers: recognizing systemic disease, third edition

Editors: Daniel P. O'Conner and A. Louise Fincher.

Bibliographic Data: ISBN: 978-1-61711-091-7; 2015 by SLACK Incorporated, NJ, USA, 440 pages, hard cover (alk. paper), $63.95.

Subjects: Physically Active Population, Systemic Disease, Evaluation, Treatment, Athletic Trainer.

Description: Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease, Third Edition is a comprehensive and informative book that emphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities about the common nonorthopaedic pathologies that may occur in athletes and physically active people.

Purpose: The goal of the third edition of the book, as stated in the introduction, is to enable athletic trainers and athletic training students to recognize, evaluate, and differentiate common systemic diseases in athletes.

Audience: This book is intended to be a textbook for athletic training students in athletic training educational programs and a reference book for certified athletic trainers and allied health professionals working with athletic or physically active populations.

Features: The book is 440 pages, incorporates several tables and full-color photos and images, and is divided into 14 chapters. There is a glossary, an appendix including normal lab values, and an index at the end of the book. The following topics are addressed in...

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