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Concussion is “a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain, induced by traumatic biomechanical forces.” Concussion results from acceleration and deceleration forces which may be caused either by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or elsewhere on the body with an 'impulsive' force transmitted to the head.

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Guidelines: Consensus statement on concussion in sport-the 5(th) international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016

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McCrory P, Meeuwisse W, Dvorak J, Aubry M, Bailes J, Broglio S, Cantu RC, Cas...

The 2017 Concussion in Sport Group (CISG) consensus statement is designed to build on the principles outlined in the previous statements and to develop further conceptual understanding of sport-related concussion (SRC) using an expert consensus-based approach.

Guidelines: Guidelines for Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion: Recommendations for Health Care Professionals

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Zemek R, Duval S, Dematteo C, Solomon B, Keightley M, Osmond M

This document is intended to guide health care professionals in diagnosing and managing pediatric concussion.

Guidelines: Care of the Patient with mild traumatic brain injury

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West TA, Bergman K, Biggins MS, French B, Galletly J, Hinkle JL, Morris J

The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations based on current evidence that will help registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and institutions provide safe and effective care to injured patients with a mild traumatic brain injury.

Guidelines: Consensus statement on concussion in sport-the 5(th) international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016

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McCrory P, Meeuwisse W, Dvorak J, Aubry M, Bailes J, Broglio S, Cantu RC, Cas...

The 2017 Concussion in Sport Group (CISG) consensus statement is designed to build on the principles outlined in the previous statements and to develop further conceptual understanding of sport-related concussion (SRC) using an expert consensus-based approach.

Guidelines: Guidelines for Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion: Recommendations for Health Care Professionals

Visit

Zemek R, Duval S, Dematteo C, Solomon B, Keightley M, Osmond M

This document is intended to guide health care professionals in diagnosing and managing pediatric concussion.

Guidelines: Care of the Patient with mild traumatic brain injury

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West TA, Bergman K, Biggins MS, French B, Galletly J, Hinkle JL, Morris J

The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations based on current evidence that will help registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and institutions provide safe and effective care to injured patients with a mild traumatic brain injury.

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