Journal article

Day of injury assessment of sport-related concussion

Michael McCrea, Grant L Iverson, Ruben J Echemendia, Michael Makdissi, Martin Raftery

BRITISH JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2013

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To conduct a critical review of the literature on instruments currently used in the assessment of sport-related concussion on the day of injury. DATA SOURCES: Computerised searches of the literature posted to MEDLINE, PubMed, CINAHL, PsychInfo and Cochrane Library from 1 January 1982 through 21 August 2012. Key words and medical embedded subheadings (MeSH) terms relevant to sport-related concussion were applied, which identified 577 articles. STUDY SELECTION: In addition to MeSH term and key word criteria, a study was included in the analysis if the article: (1) was published in English, (2) represented original research, (3) pertained to sport-related concussion (ie, not non-spor..

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