Introduction to General Medical Conditions (PDF) describes the most common non-orthopedic maladies seen in the active population.
The ebook is designed to be a reference tool for professionals and students who work with athletes or a physically active population. Each chapter includes a specific body part or system. Also debated are preventative measures to avoid developing these conditions. students in allied health professions; coaches; physical education teachers; athletes; and parents will benefit from reading this textbook. The first unit of the textbook gives an introduction to general medical concepts. It begins by offering an introduction to clinical pathology; general medical procedures; the basics of pharmacology; and lastly; introduces common contagious illnesses.
The second unit of the textbook converses body systems and complications that may arise in each system. Common illnesses and conditions of the respiratory; digestive; urinary; cardiovascular; reproductive; neurological; and endocrine systems are introduced. Moreover; the second unit includes dermatological conditions and issues that may arise in the eyes or ears. Every illness and condition in the textbook provides the associated symptoms and signs; the most common treatment plans; and suggested preventative measures.
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