Concussion in Professional Football: Players Returning to the Same Game—Part 7

@article{Pellman2005ConcussionIP,
  title={Concussion in Professional Football: Players Returning to the Same Game—Part 7},
  author={Elliot J. Pellman and D. Viano and I. Casson and C. Arfken and H. Feuer},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={56},
  pages={79-92}
}
OBJECTIVE:A 6-year study was conducted to determine the signs, symptoms, and outcome of players who were concussed and either returned immediately or were rested and returned to the same game in the National Football League (NFL). METHODS:From 1996 to 2001, concussions were recorded by NFL teams by use of a special standardized reporting form filled out by team physicians. Signs and symptoms were grouped by general symptoms, somatic complaints, cranial nerve effects, cognition problems, memory… Expand

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