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Concussion knowledge among Sport Chiropractic Fellows from the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences (Canada)

January 10, 2018

Objectives: The objective of this study was to investigate the degree of knowledge that sports chiropractors have in regard to concussion diagnosis and management. Methods: A concussion knowledge survey was administered to Sport Chiropractic Fellows of the Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences – Canada (RCCSS(C)) (n=44) via SurveyMonkey.com. Results: Sports chiropractors scored statistically higher

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The utility of the King-Devick test as a sideline assessment tool for sport-related concussions: a narrative review

December 08, 2016

Objective: The objective of this paper is to review existing literature surrounding the utility of the King-Devick test which is a commonly used sideline assessment tool for sport-related concussions. Methods: A review of the literature was performed using MEDLINE, CINHAL, and SportDiscus databases. The search was performed from the beginning of the record through November

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Concussion assessment and management knowledge among chiropractic fourth year interns and residents

December 08, 2016

Objectives: To investigate the degree of knowledge chiropractic fourth year interns and post-graduate chiropractic residents have in regard to concussion diagnosis and management. Methods: A survey modified from a study conducted by Boggild and Tator (2012), was administered to fourth year chiropractic interns and post-graduate residents via SurveyMonkey.com. Results: Chiropractic fourth year interns and postgraduate

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Concussions in the NHL: A narrative review of the literature

December 01, 2014

Ice hockey has been identified as a sport with a high risk for concussions. Given the health sequelae associated with the injury, a great deal of attention has been placed on its diagnosis, management and return-to play protocols. The highest level of ice hockey in North America is played in the National Hockey League (NHL), and concussions pose a serious threat

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The ability of parents to accurately report concussion occurrence in their bantam-aged minor hockey league children

June 13, 2014

Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the ability of hockey parents/guardians to recognize concussion symptoms in their 13–14 year old (Bantamaged) children. Outcome Measures: The outcome measures were the ability to recognize different signs and symptoms listed on the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT) as well as 8 detractors consisting of signs

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