oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Trauma treatment: Assessment of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents in acute sport trauma
|Article Title||Trauma treatment: Assessment of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents in acute sport trauma|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Publication Date||Jul 1998|
|Pages||13 - 15|
|Keyword(s)||Absorption, Anti-inflammatory agents, Application of ice, Bumadizone calcium semi-hydrate, Compression, Haematoma, Limb elevation, Malonic acid derivative, Maxillo-facial surgeons, Physiotherapy, Prostaglandins, Proteolytic enzymes, React rapidly and Rest|
The nmemonic ICE (ice: compression: elevation) is well known in sports medicine circles and has served us well. In order to treat an acute sports injury, a more comprehensive programme than simply ICE is necessary. REACT is suggested as an advance on the old ice; compression and elevation.
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