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Concert Medicine

CONCERT MEDICINE Grange et al. • MEDICAL PROBLEMS AT CONCERTS Concert Medicine: Spectrum of Medical Problems Encountered at 405 Major Concerts JEFF T. GRANGE, MD, STEVEN M. GREEN, MD, WARREN DOWNS, MD PHYSICIANS are increasingly called upon to organize medical support for mass gatherings such......

Live From Loma Linda

More than 250,000 spectators filled the California Speedway for the NASCAR Nextel race during Labor Day weekend in 2005, making it the highest attended sporting event in California. The event itself employs thousands more, not including the race drivers and supporting teams. Because of the......

Motocross Medicine

INTRODUCTION Ernest Hemingway reportedly stated, ‘‘There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.’’ This comment may have been made at least partially because of the high risk of significant injury and even death from these pursuits when......

On-Site Physicians Reduce Ambulance Transports at Mass Gatherings

Objectives. To prospectively determine if on-site physicians at a mass gathering reduced the number of ambulance transports to local medical facilities. The authors also wished to determine the level of care provider (emergency medical technician, EMT-P, registered nurse, or medical doctor) required to treat and......

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