Doctors Noel Zuckerbraun and Michael Collins present and discuss the latest research on concussions and traumatic brain injuries.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be
- Conceptualize Concussion as a heterogeneous injury
- Describe clincial subtypes of concussions
their ability to interpret baseline and post-concussion assessment data
identify factors influencing performance during baseline and post-concussion
the complexities of the psychometrics of the “reliability” of concussion
challenges to Emergency Department concussion management in youth
and advocate for ED best practice for acute concussion management in youth
- Collins, MW et al. Neurosurgery. 2016 Oct 12. Statements
of Agreement From the Targeted Evaluation and Active Management (TEAM)
Approaches to Treating Concussion Meeting Held in Pittsburgh, October
- Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016 Sep/Oct;45(6):352-356. Concussions in American Football. Womble MN1, Collins MW
- A revised factor structure for the post-concussion
symptom scale: baseline and postconcussion factors. Kontos AP, Elbin RJ, Schatz P, Covassin T,
Henry L, Pardini J, Collins MW. Am J Sports Med. 2012
anxiety: examining the impact of technology-specific affect on the performance
of a computerized neuropsychological assessment measure. Browndyke JN, Albert
AL, Malone W, Schatz P, Paul RH, Cohen RA, Tucker KA, Gouvier WD. Appl
Symptoms in Adolescents Following Sport-Related Concussion: A Comparison of
Four Different Approaches.
- Elbin RJ, Knox J, Kegel N, Schatz P, Lowder
HB, French J, Burkhart S, Collins MW, Kontos AP. Appl Neuropsychol Child. 2016
Oct-Dec;5(4):294-302. doi: 10.1080/21622965.2015.1077334.
- Trends in visits
for traumatic brain injury to
emergency departments in the United States. Marin JR, Weaver MD, Yealy DM, Mannix RC. JAMA. 2014
- Use of modified
acute concussion evaluation
tools in the emergency department. Zuckerbraun
NS, Atabaki S, Collins MW, Thomas D, Gioia GA. Pediatrics. 2014
- Benefits of strict
rest after acute concussion: a
randomized controlled trial. Thomas
DG, Apps JN, Hoffmann RG, McCrea M, Hammeke T. Pediatrics. 2015
- Clinical Risk Score
for Persistent Postconcussion Symptoms Among Children With Acute Concussion in the ED. Zemek R, Barrowman N, Freedman SB, Gravel J, Gagnon I, McGahern C,
Aglipay M, Sangha G, Boutis K, Beer D, Craig W, Burns E, Farion KJ,
Mikrogianakis A, Barlow K, Dubrovsky AS, Meeuwisse W, Gioia G, Meehan WP 3rd,
Beauchamp MH, Kamil Y, Grool AM, Hoshizaki B, Anderson P, Brooks BL, Yeates KO,
Vassilyadi M, Klassen T, Keightley M, Richer L, DeMatteo C, Osmond MH;
Pediatric Emergency Research Canada (PERC) Concussion Team. JAMA. 2016 Mar 8;315(10):1014-25.
Dr. Michael Collins has financial interests with the following any
entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:
Stockholder: Impact Applications Inc.
Dr. Noel Zuckerbraun has
reported no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care
goods or services.
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reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this
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