Facial Injuries in Sport


Upon completion of this chapter the candidate should be able to demonstrate understanding of the principles of 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 correct management of soft and hard tissue injuries
  • See expert assistance when further investigation or treatment is required