Sex differences in outcome following sports-related concussion.

@article{Broshek2005SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in outcome following sports-related concussion.},
  author={Donna K. Broshek and Tanya Kaushik and Jason R. Freeman and David M. Erlanger and Frank M. Webbe and Jeffrey T. Barth},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={102 5},
  pages={856-63}
}
OBJECT Females comprise an increasing percentage of the athlete population across all age groups, and analysis of recent literature reveals that they sustain more concussions in collegiate sports. Results of human and animal studies indicate that females may have poorer outcomes after traumatic brain injury; however, no return-to-play guideline takes sex or other individual differences into account. In the present study the authors evaluated the influence of patient sex on objective… CONTINUE READING
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