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Cognitive Rest: The Often Neglected Aspect of Concussion Management

Tamara C. Valovich McLeod and Gerard A. Gioia

Edited by John Parsons

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Are Irish Athletic Therapy Students Confident in Concussion Assessment and Management? A Cross-Sectional Study of Final Year Students’ Self-Efficacy

Anna P. Postawa, Enda F. Whyte, and Siobhán O’Connor

/Ocular Motor test), 13 concussion management/rehabilitation skills (e.g., providing advice on cognitive rest and return-to-play progression), and the frequency of their use on clinical placement (Section 4). The scores of 0, 50, and 100, respectively, represented beliefs of “cannot do at all,” “moderately can

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Patient-Reported Outcomes Following Vestibular Rehabilitation on Concussion-Induced Vertigo: A Critically Appraised Paper

Stephanie P. Thompson and Tamara Valovich McLeod

finding for athletic training and sports medicine providers. Previously concussion management consisted of physical and cognitive rest, followed by a return to activity progression once the patient was asymptomatic. 7 , 8 However, more recent guidelines recommend a symptom-limited approach that includes

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy to Treat Acute Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries: A Case Series

Patricia R. Roby, Robert C. Lynall, Michael J. Cools, Stephen W. Marshall, Janna C. Fonseca, James R. Stevens, and Jason P. Mihalik

this case series investigation. Clinical Bottom Line The standard of care for athletes suffering from sport-related concussion had long consisted of both physical and cognitive rest until their self-reported symptoms resolved and objective clinical measures of concussion show signs of recovery. This

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Readability of Postconcussion Home Care Instructions

Kristen C. Schellhase, Andrew A. McIntosh, Isis I.A. Jennings-Collier, Madison D. Dininny, Richard I. Zraick, and L. Colby Mangum

about unnecessary actions (e.g., waking the patient up frequently throughout the night) and actions that should be avoided (e.g., using alcohol and certain medications). It is also important that caregivers be informed that the patient should have physical and cognitive rest; otherwise, their recovery

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Evaluating Primary Care Management of Acute Sport-Related Concussion

Michael J. Cools, Weston T. Northam, Michael Boyd, Andrew Alexander, Jason P. Mihalik, Kevin M. Guskiewicz, and Kevin A. Carneiro

.1177/0009922817709555 9. Arbogast KB , McGinley AD , Master CL , Grady MF , Robinson RL , Zonfrillo MR . Cognitive rest and school-based recommendations following pediatric concussion: the need for primary care support tools . Clin Pediatr . 2013 ; 52 ( 5 ): 397 – 402 . doi:10.1177/0009922813478160 10