Effects of the New York State Concussion Management and Awareness Act ("Lystedt Law") on Concussion-Related Emergency Health Care Utilization Among Adolescents, 2005-2015.

@article{Baker2018EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the New York State Concussion Management and Awareness Act ("Lystedt Law") on Concussion-Related Emergency Health Care Utilization Among Adolescents, 2005-2015.},
  author={David R. Baker and Erin R. Kulick and Amelia K. Boehme and James McCallum Noble},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={396-401}
}
BACKGROUND All states have enacted legislation addressing the management of sports-related concussions (SRCs) in adolescent athletes. The effect of these laws on health care utilization is uncertain. Hypothesis/Purpose: The purpose was to evaluate the effects of New York's 2011 Concussion Management and Awareness Act ("Lystedt Law") on emergency department (ED) concussion health care visits (EDCHVs) and brain imaging utilization. It was hypothesized that New York concussion legislation would… CONTINUE READING
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