This highly visual, easy-to-use manual provides practical advice for making important decisions when an athlete is hurt and a medical professional isn’t available. By using the guidelines in this book, coaches, parents, physical education teachers, and others will be better able to take appropriate action in those critical first 10 minutes after an injury.
Sideline Help is divided into four sections:
- Critical injuries
- Internal organ injuries
- Facial injuries
- Extremity injuries
In addition to giving specific tips for handling 18 injuries, Sideline Help contains eight important checks to perform in your evaluation, emergency care guidelines, and information about bleeding injuries, splinting, assisting an injured athlete off the field, common minor injuries, and what to include in your first aid kit.