New pediatric concussion guidelines released

Spine Surgery Today, July/August 2014
The first comprehensive pediatric concussion guidelines were released in June as part of a collaborative effort between researchers from the…

A game day plan can reduce consequences of catastrophic spine injuries

Spine Surgery Today, July/August 2014
PHILADELPHIA — Although catastrophic injuries to the spine are rare in youth who participate in sports, having a game day, pre-hospital…

AAN position statement: Physicians must educate, protect athletes from concussions

Spine Surgery Today, July/August 2014
The American Academy of Neurology took a firm stance on the management of athletes who have suffered a concussion in a July 9 press release, in which…