Concussions: Doing the Right Thing

January 2014
AAOS Now;Jan2014, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p18
The article focuses on response of several institutions related to the incidents of concussion, which include the National Football League (NFL), National Institutes of Health, and Centers for Disease Control. Topics discussed include the occurrences of concussion in sports, early recognition of the disease, and concussion among athletes. Also mentioned are the chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), morbidity, and Immediate Postconcussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT).


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