What are the critical elements of sideline screening that can be used to establish the diagnosis of concussion? A systematic review.

@article{Patricios2017WhatAT,
  title={What are the critical elements of sideline screening that can be used to establish the diagnosis of concussion? A systematic review.},
  author={Jon S Patricios and Gordon Ward Fuller and Richard G. Ellenbogen and Stanley A. Herring and Jeffrey Scott Kutcher and Mike J Loosemore and Michael Makdissi and M McCrea and Margot Putukian and Kathryn J Schneider},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={51 11},
  pages={888-894}
}
BACKGROUND Sideline detection is the first and most significant step in recognising a potential concussion and removing an athlete from harm. This systematic review aims to evaluate the critical elements aiding sideline recognition of potential concussions including screening tools, technologies and integrated assessment protocols. DATA SOURCES Bibliographic databases, grey literature repositories and relevant websites were searched from 1 January 2000 to 30 September 2016. A total of 3562… CONTINUE READING