Concussion confusion

  title={Concussion confusion},
  author={Dwight Parkinson},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Neurosurgery},
  • D. Parkinson
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Critical Reviews in Neurosurgery
The literature on concussion contains elements of confusion in that the word is used for cases in which there is obviously permanent neuronal damage. In turn, this leads to confusion regarding the prognosis and immediate management of cases where a blow to the head is the primary injury. If we adhere to the classic definition of concussion, “a transient disturbance of neurologic function with no structural damage”, a lot of this confusion will disappear, including that surrounding prolonged… 
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