Medicolegal issues in sports medicine.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This article reviews medicolegal issues in sports medicine. Nonmusculoskeletal medical conditions discussed include cardiac abnormalities, heat illness, and concussion in the athlete. Musculoskeletal injuries with the greatest potential for litigation, knee dislocation, and cervical spine trauma, are also reviewed. We provide legal case examples and discuss evaluation and treatment strategies to assist the medical team in the care of athletes.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sanders, AK; Boggess, BR; Koenig, SJ; Toth, AP

Published Date

  • April 2005

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 38 - 49

PubMed ID

  • 15805935

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-921X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.blo.0000159764.03919.33


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States