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By On September 4th, 2018

CDC releases new guideline for managing pediatric concussions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released their first-ever evidence-based clinical guideline for diagnosing and managing concussions in US children. The report includes 19 specific recommendations for every stage of TBI, including prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. While the CDC has released several guidelines or recommendations on concussions in the past, they have…

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By On May 4th, 2016

Concussions On The Playground Are On The Rise

Everyone knows football fields and war zones are high-risk areas for brain injuries, but new statistics compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that we should be concerned about another dangerous location – the playground. Despite safety and design improvements to playgrounds, health officials say every year from 2001 to…

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By On September 12th, 2013

Upcoming Webinar Addresses Youth Sports-related Concussion

Here on our NeuroNotes blog, we have been writing quite a bit about the effects of concussion, and specifically about concussion resulting from participation in sports activities.  A crucial piece in what we know about sports and concussion involves necessary regulation of return to play after injury.  Traditionally, in football games, for example, it has…

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