Category: PediatricsPediatric Athletic Concussion: “When Can They Play Again?”Stevenson, Kevin L. M.D.; Field, Melvin M.D.; Adelson, David P. M.D.Author Information Dr. Stevenson is Chief Resident in Neurosurgery; Dr. Field is Senior Resident in Neurosurgery; and Dr. Adelson is Associate Professor of Neurosurgery/Pediatric Neurosurgery; Department of Neurological Surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA; E-mail: [email protected]. The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Editor: Ali F. Krisht, M.D.* University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Production Assistant: Ronalda Williams Editorial Board: Ossama Al-Mefty, M.D. Evandro De Oliveira, M.D. Curtis A. Dickman, M.D. Rudolph Fahlbusch, M.D. John Fox, M.D. Allan Friedman, M.D. Douglas Kondziolka, M.D. Mark Linskey, M.D. Tom Origitano, M.D. Glenn Pait, M.D. Kalmon Post, M.D. Chandra Sen, M.D. Robert Solomon, M.D. Martin Weiss, M.D. Gazi Yaşargil, M.D. * Dr. Krisht has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Contemporary Neurosurgery: April 15th, 2002 - Volume 24 - Issue 7 - p 1-8 Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Grade the severity of a concussion in a patient with a head injury. 2. List the typical mechanisms of pathophysiologic response after concussive injury. 3. Determine return-to-play guidelines on the basis of severity for young athletes after concussive injury. © 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.