Mayo Clinic Researchers Tout Test to Gauge Severity of Concussions

Neurologists at Mayo Clinic in Arizona announced last month that they have taken a promising step toward identifying a test that helps support the diagnosis of concussion.

Their research has shown that “autonomic reflex testing, which measures involuntary changes in heart rate and blood pressure, consistently appear to demonstrate significant changes in those with concussion.”

They presented the findings at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in San Diego.

The Mayo Clinic noted that doctors currently “rely primarily on self-reporting of symptoms to make a diagnosis of…(You can read this article in its entirety in this month’s issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter)

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