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New clarifications on baseline testing for concussion

By January 9, 2018 No Comments

Concussion baseline testing is no longer required or recommended for post-injury care of youth athletes with suspected or diagnosed concussion, according to a statement from Parachute Canada in August 2017. Baseline testing could provide a sense of security that is not warranted, and is not recommended.

These recommendations are based on up-to-date research and in consultation with Parachute’s Expert Advisory Concussion Subcommittee, of which BCIRPU Associate Director Dr. Shelina Babul is a member.

 

Read the full statement online.