Today we had a workshop in emergencies in athletes prior to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019
One of the topics we covered was Exercise Associated Collapse.
If you are a medical staff to a marathon then distinguish exercise associated collapse during race/competition or after race/competition, and always look for signs as conscious and alert
Case 1: After the race. The athlete is properly safe.
Case 2: during race – the athlete is proper in risk
The algoritme to follow
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