Dr Michael JamiesonOn Field Emergency Management - Dr Michael Jamieson - 79 mins

In this fantastic presentation - former Australian Wallabies Sports Physician - Dr Michael Jamieson - explains the essentials of onfield emergency medical injury management - including discussion of fractures, dislocations, bleeding, asthma, diabetes and spinal injury care.

This session is essential viewing for all sports trainers, physiotherapists, personal trainers and any health professional involved in active exercise prescription.

Here is just some of the content from Michael's lecture:

- The injury often missed that can be life threatening if not identified immediately

- The George Gregan injury that needed to be treated immediately and the lesson we learnt from this.

- The fracture that can lead to the onset of shock and present a medical emergency

- The essential tools you must have in all dressing rooms to prevent infection between players

- The correct way to stop a nosebleed and the rarely used secret tool used by sports medicine experts to assist this.

- How to preserve teeth that have been lost during a game and the pack you need in your bag to preserve the tooth until it can be re inserted

- The little known benefits of mouthguards and it is not only about protecting the teeth

- Why NFL players still wear mouthguards even though they wear a helmet

- How to treat eye injuries and the 3 things you must ask following an eye injury

- The biggest missed fracture in park football and the signs you should have noticed

- The screening tests that can predict fracture of the orbital socket in footballers

- How to protect one of our most vulnerable body parts and the onfield surgery that saved the life of one AFL player

- The facts about heat injury and who is most at risk

- The best way to control heat loss and the rules you must follow to reduce your legal risk

- The strategy used by Michael when he was the medical director for the St George Illawarra Dragons to reduce the risk of heat injury in games and at training

- The taping technique used in the USA but not in Australia that causes increased risk of heat injury

- The truth about compression garments role in improving performance and the risks these materials present to many players.

- How anti inflammatory medication can increase the risk of thermal injury and how to prevent it

- The 2 ways to detect a mechanically swollen joint compared to an infected swollen joint and how most sports trainers miss this condition

- The medical emergency suffered by a cheerleader and how it could have been avoided

- The most common killer of athletes and how to prepare correctly to avoid this scenario

- How failing to manage the epileptic player can lead to significant brain injury

- The number one thing that all sports trainers must do in the case of injury

- The 4 most common dislocations and how to manage each of them effectively

- When not to attempt to relocate a simple finger dislocation

- The joint that you should never try to relocate

- The facts about shoulder dislocation and why these injuries are on the increase in rugby players

- What not to do on the field for the player with a shoulder dislocation

- The relocation technique favoured by Michael in his years with the Wallabies - and when to stop trying to relocate the joint

- How Michael instructed his own cycling friends to relocate his elbow fracture after he fell from his bike in Canberra

- The best rehabilitation strategy post elbow dislocation and the common fracture to be aware of.

- What not to do when a player dislocates their patella (proven by a Sydney Swans player) and the easiest way to relocate it.

- How to prevent damage to the patella post dislocation

- How to relocate a hip and the first thing you need to do before even attempting this procedure

- How to successfully manage suspected spinal injuries and the most dangerous thing a trainer to can to this player.

- How it is possible to turn a non significant injury into a traumatic spinal injury with poor patient management

- The critical factor that points to a significant neck and spinal injury

Plus much more.

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About Dr Michael Jamieson

Sports Physician

Dr Michael Jamieson is one of Australia’s leading Sports Physicians and injury management experts.

He has been heavily involved in sports injury coverage in Australia being the former medical director for the Australian Wallabies Rugby Union Team and the St George Illawarra Dragons in the National Rugby League.

He is currently the director of Sports Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation – a rapidly growing company working with heavy industry and the mining sector to manage and reduce the impact of industrial injuries.

You can contact Michael and find out more about S.O.A.R. at www.soar.com.au

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