Pain control in austere settings

Gerald Surrett, Jillian Franklin, Ian Wedmore

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Sporting events, particularly "extreme" sports, are becoming increasingly more austere and thus further from readily available fixed facility medical care. The provider caring for acute injuries in these more remote locations will be faced with the need to treat pain in the injured athlete. This review provides a stepwise approach to safe and effective pain control in the austere environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-122
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Sports Medicine Reports
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 11 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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