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Current Evidence in Management of Concussion Baseline Testing in ADHD and Learning Difficulties Patients: A Critically Appraised Topic

in International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training
Mindi Fisher DAT, LAT, ATC, ITAT*,1, Ryan Tierney PhD, LAT, ATC*,2, Anne Russ PhD, LAT, ATC*,2, and Jamie Mansell PhD, LAT, ATC*,2
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  • 1 California University of Pennsylvania
  • | 2 Temple University
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Clinical Question: In concussed patients, will having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or learning difficulties (LD) versus not having ADHD or LD cause higher symptom severity scores or invalid baseline protocols? Clinical Bottom Line: Research supports the concept that there is a difference at baseline for individuals with ADHD and/or LD compared with those who do not.

Fisher is with California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA. Tierney, Russ, and Mansell are with Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Fisher (mindi.dauria@gmail.com) is corresponding author.
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