Article Abstract

On-field pediatric injuries

Authors: Debbie Chi, Diana C. Patterson, Alexis C. Colvin


On-field pediatric injuries are unavoidable regardless of better equipment and rule changes geared towards safer play. Initial recognition of time-sensitive injuries is important for minimizing potential long-term consequences. With appropriate knowledge and training, rst-responding orthopedic surgeons should be able to evaluate and manage sudden cardiac arrest, concussion, heat stroke, and eye injuries along with the more common musculoskeletal injuries.