Athletic Trainers’ Association Position Statement: Management of Acute Skin
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.