December 15, 2022
As the holiday season approaches, concussion recovery can become especially challenging. The hustle and bustle of the holidays often bring increased social expectations and overwhelming schedules that can cause additional…
In this episode, Dr. Marshall reviews the CDC Concussion Guidelines, and offers insights about how to apply them to concussion management and patient care.
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The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children in September.
The recommendations are based on a systematic review of concussion literature from 2012 to 2015, and includes 19 sets of recommendations for the diagnosis, prognosis and management of paediatric concussions – or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).
The purpose of the document is to help improve the clinical guidance for licensed healthcare professionals, and ultimately, provide better concussion care.
Key highlights include:
For more information about the CDC concussion guidelines, check out the full JAMA publication, or listen or watch Dr. Marshall’s summary below. Enjoy!
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