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Most children with concussions not seen in health care setting

Most children with concussions not seen in health care setting
June 24, 2016

Most children in the United States who incurred a concussion were not seen in a health care setting, according to findings published in Pediatrics.

“This study provides the most accurate and precise estimate to date of the number of concussions among U.S. children annually,” R. Dawn Comstock, PhD, of the department of epidemiology at the University of Colorado, and colleagues wrote. “[Sports and recreation-related concussions (SRRCs)] are a common injury to children.”

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VIDEO: A look at return-to-play in extreme sport athletes

June 23, 2016
BOULDER, Colo. — Omer Mei-Dan, MD, spoke about what physicians need to consider when they clear athletes for return-to-play in extreme sports.
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AMA votes to modernize Code of Medical Ethics

June 17, 2016
The AMA has voted to adopt a modernized version of its Code of Medical Ethics, capping an 8-year process to update the guideline for relevance, clarity and consistency…
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Out of bounds: When you move, be sure to let Medicare know

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From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of…

AAFP, ACP, AAP, AMA, others renew call for Congress to lift ban on gun research

June 14, 2016
In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, in which 49 people were killed and 53 wounded early Sunday after a gunman opened fire in an Orlando gay…
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Influence of Topical Analgesic Cream on Passive Hip Flexion Range of Motion, Sensation of Pressure, and Temperature

Athletic Training and Sports Health Care, March/April 2016, Volume 8 Issue 2
Health care professionals often apply analgesic creams to their patients to minimize pain. However, these creams are…
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Sports Medicine: December 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The past two decades have witnessed an amazing increase in the participation in competitive sports by children of all…
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