Identifying Children at Risk for Persistent Symptoms After Concussion.

Each year, emergency departments across the United States treat about 750,000 children with concussions. For many patients, concussion-related symptoms resolve within 2 weeks of injury but a portion go on to experience persistent symptoms. Researchers have developed a new clinical score that may help predict which patients are at higher risk for prolonged symptoms
Each year, emergency departments across the United States treat about 750,000 children with concussions. For many patients, concussion-related symptoms resolve within 2 weeks of injury but a portion go on to experience persistent symptoms. Researchers have developed a new clinical score that may help predict which patients are at higher risk for prolonged symptoms