Concussion and Return to Play Guidelines
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Identify the immediate and delayed symptoms of concussion or mild traumatic brain injury and recommend appropriate testing or monitoring of the patient.
2. Recognize when altered consciousness might have been caused by an intracranial blood clot and recommend additional testing, monitoring, and treatment.
3. Perform clinical examination and sideline assessment for possible concussion using evidence-based tools, including but not limited to the SCAT3 and King-Devick test for visual performance.
4. Advise athletes and coaches on when an athlete is able to return to play following a concussion or mild traumatic brain injury.
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Michael Seth Smith, MD, CAQ-SM, Pharm D; Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation; Division of Sports Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
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