Cumulative effects of concussion represents a serious concern in sports True prevalence is unknown Increased exposure is an important risk factor for CTE However the exposure threshold is unknown [...]
Cerebellar atrophy/scarring Degeneration of the substantia nigra Diffuse atrophy and ventricular dilitation Atrophy of the cerebral hemispheres, medial temporal lobe, thalamus, mammillary bodies [...]
Do not allow to return to game/practice if suspected or diagnosed concussion on day of injury Do not allow return to play/practice/exertion until asymptomatic at rest Not a defined, set […]
Consider reducing cognitive stress: Reduced school day/off school Reduced school load Untimed tests Tutoring May need to limit video games, texting, reading, computer use, television [...]
Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) The standardized CAT and MRI brain scans may appear to be normal in concussion patients, but these techniques do not pick up tears in the white […]
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