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Role of the ringside physician and medical preparticipation evaluation of boxers

Role of the ringside physician and medical preparticipation evaluation of boxers

Clinics in Sports Medicine 28(4): 515-9, V

Ringside physicians play a dynamic and multifaceted role in combat sports. Extensive preparation and long hours are required. This article reviews prelicensing, prebout, and postbout evaluations. It also outlines some crucial decision-making and actions necessary during the event, including rendering of instant medical opinions on bout termination and acute care of the injured fighter.

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PMID: 19819398

DOI: 10.1016/j.csm.2009.07.003

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