Concussion

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By Tim Horeczko, MD, MSCR, FACEP, and FAAP. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
How do we make the diagnosis? What now?

Concussion in Sport Group Guidelines

Concussion Recognition Tool (for coaches, trainers on field)

Child Sports Concussion Assessment Tool, 5th Ed. (Child SCAT); Ages 5-12

Sports Concussion Assessment Tool, 5th Ed. (SCAT5); Ages 13 and Up

This post and podcast are dedicated to the great K Kay Moody, DO, MPH for her stalwart effort to care for both patient and doctor. Thank you for all that you do to help us to be our best and for promoting #FOAMed #FOAMped and #MedEd.

References

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