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Minimal Brain Injury/Concussion: "Heads Up"

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Minimal Brain Injury/Concussion: "Heads Up"
AAST Grand Round, December 16, 2015

Presented by:
Dr. Michael Pasquale, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Moderated by:
Dr. Nicole Stassen, MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York


Further reading:

Impact of preseason concussion education on knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of high school athletes.
Kurowski BG, Pomerantz WJ, Schaiper C, Ho M, Gittelman MA.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Sep;79(3 Suppl 1):S21-8.

Knowledge assessment of sports-related concussion among parents of children aged 5 years to 15 years enrolled in recreational tackle football.
Mannings C, Kalynych C, Joseph MM, Smotherman C, Kraemer DF.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Sep;77(3 Suppl 1):S18-22.

Are pediatric concussion patients compliant with discharge instructions?
Hwang V, Trickey AW, Lormel C, Bradford AN, Griffen MM, Lawrence CP, Sturek C, Stacey E, Howell JM.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Jul;77(1):117-22; discussion 122.

An epidemiologic profile of pediatric concussions: identifying urban and rural differences.
Stewart TC, Gilliland J, Fraser DD.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2014 Mar;76(3):736-42.

Impact of age and anticoagulation: need for neurosurgical intervention in trauma patients with mild traumatic brain injury.
Moore MM, Pasquale MD, Badellino M.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Jul;73(1):126-30.

Mild traumatic brain injury in the pediatric population: the role of the pediatrician in routine follow-up.
Kaye AJ, Gallagher R, Callahan JM, Nance ML.
J Trauma. 2010 Jun;68(6):1396-400.