Concussion in sports has long been a recognized entity
and has been managed and evaluated in a number of different ways.
This project gives a guide to sideline sport attendants or
trainers of acute management of concussion in sport as well as
the Prague guidelines for returning athletes to sport in a post
concussion. The premise of the algorithm is to assure that long
term sequelae are avoided by assuring that the player is
asymptomatic and returns to play in a stepwise fashion that
allows evaluation at each stage to assure the risk to the player
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Concussion Injury In Contact Sports.
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