Concussion is a disturbance in brain function caused by a direct or indirect force, which is transmitted to the head. The incidence of concussion is rising, and poor recognition of symptoms, with inappropriate management strategies, increases the risk of long-term cognitive and neuropsychiatric complications. We address some common questions that arise when assessing and managing patients with suspected concussion.
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