Imaging for Concussion, When to Image the Brain – Closing the Clinical Knowledge Gap

Paul Griner, MD, MACPEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nurse Practitioner, Nursing RN/PN, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Personal Education, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

imaging for concussion - using the glasgow coma score to know when to image the brain

Imaging for Concussion – Clinical Knowledge GapsWhen to Image the Brain in Cases of Head Injury or Suspected ConcussionClinical guidelines should never be followed so rigidly that unique, medically important information of an individual patient is ignored in order to retrofit the patient to the guidelines. However, it is helpful to be aware of the more common and less substantiated … Read More

Youth Sports Concussion: Clinical Pearls Blog

Gerard Kiernan, MD, FAAFP, FHMClinical Pearls, Family Medicine, Pediatric Medicine

sports related concussion clinical pearls blog cover

ConcussionClinical Pearls of Wisdom Q&A CaseA concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury—or TBI—caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. This sudden movement can cause the brain to bounce around or twist in the skull, creating chemical … Read More