Concussion: current concepts in diagnosis and management.

  title={Concussion: current concepts in diagnosis and management.},
  author={Michael R. Borich and Katharine Lana Cheung and Paul W. Jones and Vera Khramova and Lauren Gavrailoff and Lara A. Boyd and Naznin Virji-Babul},
  journal={Journal of neurologic physical therapy : JNPT},
  volume={37 3},
Current understanding of the term "concussion" is fraught with misconceptions regarding the extent and nature of brain injury. Despite increasing attention in popular media and within the context of sports, considerable gaps exist in our knowledge of the diagnosis, underlying brain pathology, recovery of function, and optimal interventions for concussion. In this special interest article, we discuss the definition and risk factors associated with concussion, summarize and highlight some of the… CONTINUE READING

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