Do we forget to treat concussion?

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Hammond, Douglas ; Davies, David ; Su, Zhangjie (2015)
  • Publisher: The Royal College of Surgeons
  • Subject: A900 | A400

Although the absolute definition is often debated, concussion can be defined as a temporary disruption in normal brain function after a mechanical impact or transmission of force through cerebral tissue. A frequent misconception in the diagnosis is that an individual must have ‘lost consciousness’ to have become concussed; this is not the case. A temporary loss of function may\ud be manifested as blurring of vision, confusion or unsteadiness
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