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Safety, Security, and Preparing for Disaster at Sporting Events.

Rubin, Aaron L. MD
Current Sports Medicine Reports: June 2004
Sideline and Event Management: PDF Only

There is a heightened awareness of terrorism in this country. There always remains the possibility of nonterrorist disasters at sporting venues. The team physician will be among the first medical responders to a disaster at a sporting venue. By being involved in the creation of an emergency action plan, learning the incident command system, understanding triage, and obtaining basic trauma life support skills, the team physician can be prepared to respond to mass casualty incidents at sporting events.

(C) 2004 American College of Sports Medicine