If you are a sports team physician or first aid attendant, assessing a concussion is “as easy as ABC” with Dr. Jim Bovard’s on-field assessment checklist.
Dr. Bovard is the team physician for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC and was formerly the team physician for the Vancouver Canucks. He has consulted for national sports organizations including the Canadian Sailing Team and Canadian Snowboard Team and currently serves on the Board of Directors for SportMedBC.
Dr. Bovard talked about his ABC on-field concussion assessment tool in an episode of the British Journal of Sports Medicine podcast. Listen to the episode and view the infographic.