Symptom severity predicts prolonged recovery after sport-related concussion, but age and amnesia do not.

@article{Meehan2013SymptomSP,
  title={Symptom severity predicts prolonged recovery after sport-related concussion, but age and amnesia do not.},
  author={William Meehan and Rebekah C. Mannix and Andrea Stracciolini and Robert James Elbin and M. William Collins},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={163 3},
  pages={721-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify predictors of prolonged symptoms in athletes who sustain concussions. STUDY DESIGN This was a multicenter prospective cohort study of patients in 2 sport concussion clinics. Possible predictors of prolonged symptoms from concussion were compared in 2 groups, those whose symptoms resolved within 28 days and those whose symptoms persisted beyond 28 days. Candidate predictor variables were entered into a logistic regression model that was used to generate aORs. RESULTS A… CONTINUE READING
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