Cutoff Scores in Neurocognitive Testing and Symptom Clusters That Predict Protracted Recovery From Concussions in High School Athletes

@article{Lau2012CutoffSI,
  title={Cutoff Scores in Neurocognitive Testing and Symptom Clusters That Predict Protracted Recovery From Concussions in High School Athletes},
  author={Brian C. Lau and Michael W. Collins and Mark R. Lovell},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={70},
  pages={371–379}
}
BACKGROUND: Many studies address diagnosing concussions, but few look at predicting prognosis. A previous discriminant function analysis showed that symptom clusters derived from the Post-Concussion Symptom Scale and Immediate Postconcussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing composite scores used together improved predictions of protracted recovery after a sports-related concussion. OBJECTIVE: To determine cutoff scores in neurocognitive and Post-Concussion Symptom Scale symptom cluster scores… 
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