Title

Evaluation and Management of Concussion in Sports

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

March 18, 2018

Document Type

Guideline

External Publication Status

Published

Country of Publication

US

Document Objectives

To update the 1997 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) practice parameter regarding sports concussion.

Inclusion Criteria

Adolescent, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Emergency care, Outpatient, School

Intended Users

Physical therapist, paramedic emt, occupational therapist, athletics coaching

Scope

Assessment and screening, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D001924 - Brain Concussion, D000070642 - Brain Injuries, Traumatic

Keywords

postconcussion impairments, concussion, sports injury, traumatic brain injury

Source Citation

Summary of evidence-based guideline update: Evaluation and management of concussion in sports. Report of the Guideline Development Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Christopher C. Giza, Jeffrey S. Kutcher, Stephen Ashwal, Jeffrey Barth, Thomas S.D. Getchius, Gerard A. Gioia, Gary S. Gronseth, Kevin Guskiewicz, Steven Mandel, Geoffrey Manley, Douglas B. McKeag, David J. Thurman, Ross Zafonte. Neurology Jun 2013, 80 (24) 2250-2257; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e31828d57dd