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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)
The latest issue of Concussion Litigation Reporter has been posted for subscribers.
Bridgett Wallace, the CEO and Co-Founder of “Concussion Health” recently visited with Concussion Litigation Reporter for an exclusive interview about her organization and the impact it is having on a national basis. This article is among those listed below.
- Trainer Fired After Failing to Begin ‘Return to Play’ Protocol on Student
- Mayo Clinic Researchers Tout Test to Gauge Severity of Concussions
- Report Clears Chargers Medical Staff in Concussion Case
- The Webster Case May Disprove NFL Fraud
- AB 1309 Tries to Knock Out California Pro-Athlete Workers’ Compensation
- Tennessee’s Concussion Law Awaits the Governor’s Signature
- Concussion Health CEO Talks Training and Certification
Also of interest is Dustin Fink’s (Founder of The Concussion Blog) comment on the firing of one particular trainer. He minces no words in saying, “This entire situation stinks of over-reaction and power grabbing.”
See Concussion Litigation Reporter for this month’s issue.