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Sport pre-participation screening for asymptomatic atlanto-axial instability (AAI) in Down Syndrome (DS) patients

Introduction Down Syndrome (DS) is a clinical syndrome comprising of typical facial features and various physical and intellectual disabilities due to extra genetic material on chromosome 21, with one…

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/news/position-statements/a/aai.aspx - 12/Jun/2017

Medical Record Keeping in Sport

Doctors giving medical advice and treatment at any level of sport are required, under the GMC's Good Medical Practice 2013, to keep medical records. These records must be made at the time of the event…

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/news/position-statements/r/record-keeping.aspx - 25/Apr/2017

Cardiac Arrest in Young People

The FSEM supports the work of CRY in screening for cardiac abnormalities in the young, including young athletes. There are many different causes of cardiac arrest in young people and sudden death sy…

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/news/position-statements/c/cardiac-arrest-in-young-people.aspx - 06/Dec/2016

Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sport

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) does not support the use of performance enhancing drugs (PED) in sport or the notion that PED could be given to athletes under medical supervision.  T…

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/news/position-statements/p/performance-enhancing-drugs-in-sport.aspx - 27/Oct/2016

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