National Athletic Trainers' Association Position Statement: Management of Acute Skin Trauma
Beam JW, Buckley B, Holcomb WR, Ciocca M. J Athl Train. 2016 Dec;51(12):1053-1070. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-51.7.01. Epub 2017 Jan 16.
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association has released a position statement on the management of acute skin trauma. The statement provides 42 major recommendations covering cleansing, debridement, dressings, identification of infection and adverse reactions, follow-up, as well as supplies for athletic training facilities and kits. The statement is followed by a comprehensive background section.