Suspect Concussion? Remove Athlete from Play

american academy of neurologyAmerican Academy of Neurology Releases Concussion Guideline Update

Athletes who are suspected of having a concussion should be removed from the game immediately and not returned until assessed by a licensed health care professional trained in diagnosing and managing concussion. That is one of the recommendations from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), which today released an update to its evidence-based guideline for evaluating and managing athletes with concussion. The new guideline is endorsed by several athletic, medical, and patient groups.

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