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Planning and preparation 

Planning and preparation
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Planning and preparation
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10.1093/med/9780199602674.003.0011
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date: 18 October 2019

Introduction 2

To fail to prepare is to prepare to fail.

This adage is relevant not only to sporting success, but also when considering planning of medical cover for a sporting event. This chapter outlines the major issues to consider when preparing to cover a sporting event focusing particularly on anticipation and planning for the management of life- and limb-threatening sporting emergencies together with common accident and emergency presentations in a pre-hospital sporting setting....

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