Concussions – Where We Have Been, Where We Are

Some of the most important posts will be re-published from time to time.  This one was published December 16, 2010.

From time to time, I like to reflect and refresh on many things, but this is a good time to look at concussions; where we have been and where we currently are.  Today I will take a very quick look into the management of concussions.

For years as a health care provider we were guided by early work of Dr. Robert Cantu and others for guidance with concussions.  The information that was first published as early as 1986 and endorsed/accepted by the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of Family Physicians in 1999.

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Concussion Grading Scales Continue reading