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By On February 24th, 2016

Sideline Tests For Concussion May Be Less Accurate For Non-Native English Speakers

New research presented this week at the Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting in Sacramento, California, suggests current sideline concussion assessments may not properly take primary language into consideration, which may be leading to disparities in concussion diagnosis rates. Many athletic teams from pee-wee football to the pros are turning to sideline tests to provide…

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By On March 12th, 2015

Can an Eye-Test Really Diagnose a Concussion in 2 Minutes?

Diagnosing a concussion can be a tricky process. While there are tools hitting the market proclaiming to help diagnose traumatic brain injuries, the majority of the process still relies on subjective answers to questions from professionals. However, a new report from researchers from the NYU Langone Concussion Center claims a simple vision test could cut…

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