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Concussion Evaluation and Management: An Overview

 

Sports concussion neuropsychologist Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, Ph. D. provides an overview of the concussion evaluation and management process leading, hopefully, to a student-athlete's return to sports:

1. Immediate removal from play in case of suspected concussion.  Remember: symptoms may not appear right away, especially in younger athletes.  

2. Examination by physician to rule out a more serious, potentially life-threatening brain injury.

3. Cognitive and physical rest to allow the brain to heal.

4. Return to play only when:

 

 

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