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Central nervous system trauma management of concussions in athletes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12296529     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The care of athletes with concussions is challenging because each patient has different symptoms. An athlete should never be returned to play until completely asymptomatic. Classification systems for concussions are not based on scientific evidence and represent some practitioners' best guess at what is safe for young athletes. Many experienced team physicians believe they can allow an athlete to play safely if there are no symptoms at rest and no symptoms with increasing intensity of exercise. Abbreviated neuropsychological testing and balance tests show promise for use in the field to increase the sensitivity of our neurological evaluation on injured athletes. Any neuropsychological or balance evaluation is more helpful if baseline data is collected on athletes before they are injured.
Authors:
Gregory L Landry
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric clinics of North America     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0031-3955     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2002 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-09-25     Completed Date:  2002-10-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401126     Medline TA:  Pediatr Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  723-41     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 53705, USA. gllandry@facstaff.wisc.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Athletic Injuries / classification,  complications,  diagnosis*,  prevention & control
Brain Concussion / classification,  complications,  diagnosis*,  prevention & control
Child
Humans
Neuropsychological Tests
Sports Medicine* / standards

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