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Current guidelines and methods for treating knee and head injuries in NCAA athletes

Posted: 01.01.2011

Lee Kaplan, MD, Chief of Sports medicine at The University of Miami Health System and team doctor for the Miami Hurricanes football team discusses the state-of-the-art methods for surgically repairing torn knee meniscus injuries and for repairing torn ACL’s.

Clifton Page, MD, internists for the Miami Hurricanes football team, discusses the new guidelines for handling the return to play for athletes who have suffered a concussion, testing for sickle cell, and for monitoring heat exhaustion.

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