Concussion and mild head injury

@article{Anderson2006ConcussionAM,
  title={Concussion and mild head injury},
  author={T. Anderson and M. Heitger and A. Macleod},
  journal={Practical Neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={342 - 357}
}
  • T. Anderson, M. Heitger, A. Macleod
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Practical Neurology
  • A concussion is a physical injury to the head resulting in altered mental function, with expectation of recovery within 2–3 weeks. In a significant minority of cases the symptoms persist longer, thereby comprising a symptom complex commonly referred to as the “post concussion syndrome”, that is, one or more somatic (for example, headaches, dizziness), cognitive (for example, poor concentration, memory), or behavioural/affective (for example, irritability, mood swings) symptoms. Unfortunately… CONTINUE READING
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