TITLE

iPhone app an aid in diagnosing concussions

AUTHOR(S)
Walkinshaw, Erin
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/4/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 14, pE1047
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the availability of a new iPhone application called Concussion Recognition and Response which provides sports coaches and parents a way to identify possible concussions on sports enthusiasts. It notes that the application will serve as an effective tool in recognizing suspected concussion, particularly in the absence of trained medical professionals. Dr. Laura Purcell of Canadian Paediatric Society claims that unrecognized concussion can lead to life-threatening cases.
ACCESSION #
66711957

 

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