Management of Head and Neck Injuries by the Sideline Physician – 12/27/2022 – Lots of valuable rules to know about. Any athlete not moving, whether conscious or unconscious, should be assumed to have a cervical spine injury until proven otherwise. Also, the log roll or lift and slide maneuver should be used to transfer an injured athlete onto a board. Finally, simple lacerations should be closed with sutures rather than surgical adhesive if an athlete is going to return to the game.
Tonsillitis and Tonsilloliths: Diagnosis and Management – 01/26/2023) – -Its critically important to confirm a diagnosis of group A beta-hemolytic strep because of the increased risk for the development of rheumatic fever, abscess, acute glomerulonephritis, and scarlet fever. Penicillin is still the first-line antibiotic of choice.