Making The Game Day “Go” Or “No Go” Decision

Making The Game Day “Go” Or “No Go” Decision

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national flag football tournament 1529507776 1896764658 Making The Game Day “Go” Or “No Go” DecisionBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

The decision to allow an athlete to play or recommend sitting out is complex, and involves an assessment of medical factors, sport based risk evaluation, and situation specific modifiers
The process for seemingly simple injuries can still be complex, especially in the high pressure environment of professional sports

The decision whether an athlete should be allowed to play or should sit out after injury is always an interesting one to observe from afar…

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