Neurology Advisor: Baseline neurocognitive testing may be misleading in concussion evaluation

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

High base rates of failure are consistently observed for baseline neurocognitive testing for the management of sports-related concussion, particularly in child athletes, according to the findings from a retrospective cross-sectional study published in JAMA Neurology. Athletes between age 10 and 21 attending a clinical referral center were included in the analysis (n=7897). (April 12, 2018)

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