Update on sport-related concussion

Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Western Michigan University School Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.
Adolescent medicine: state of the art reviews 04/2013; 24(1):206-24, xiii-xiv.
Source: PubMed


Sport-related concussion is a common problem encountered by pediatricians and other primary care physicians in their practice. Assessment of concussion is essentially based on clinical evaluation. The Zurich consensus statement provides a basic framework to guide concussion management decisions and recommends an individualized approach to exercising clinical judgment in return-to-play decisions. This article reviews practice aspects of concussion for the adolescent athletes who present in a primary care office or clinic setting.

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