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Adolescent sports concussion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18395647     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Approximately 2 million sports and recreation concussive injuries occur per year in the United States, which may be an underestimate because of inconsistent data reporting. The field of concussion management has evolved rapidly over the last 10 years, and with these advances comes new understanding of the significant symptomatic and cognitive impairments of concussion. These sequelae are more fully realized and may last longer than previously thought. Data have emerged regarding pathophysiology of concussion, risk factors, outcome, effects of repetitive injury, subtypes of concussive injury, and treatment protocols. This evidence calls for more conservative management of concussion, particularly in younger athletes, and demonstrates the shortcomings of concussion guidelines.
Authors:
Cara Camiolo Reddy; Michael W Collins; Gerald A Gioia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1047-9651     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-08     Completed Date:  2008-06-25     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102787     Medline TA:  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-69, viii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA. camioloce1@upmc.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Amnesia, Retrograde / diagnosis,  etiology
Athletic Injuries / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  therapy
Brain Concussion / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  therapy
Female
Humans
Injury Severity Score
Male
Postural Balance
United States / epidemiology

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