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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