Facial Injuries in Sport


Upon completion of this chapter the candidate should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of the initial assessment and management of facial injuries in sport


  • Identify the correct sequence of priorities for assessment of an injured player with facial trauma
  • Apply the principles of the primary and secondary surveys to the assessment of an injured player
  • Develop a systematic approach to the assessment of a player with facial trauma
  • Employ the correct management of soft and hard tissue injuries
  • See expert assistance when further investigation or treatment is required