Ensuring Student Athlete Safety

In light of a recent study, experts are calling for stricter guidelines to protect students out on the field. Recommended safety measures include shortening practices times, keeping defibrillators nearby, and implementing programs on brain injury prevention. Dr. Robert Glatter, an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital, discusses how schools can help safeguard athletes against injuries such as heat stroke, traumatic head injuries and even cardiac arrest.

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