Three new position statements were recently release from major medical organizations, outlining the most recent recommendations regarding concussion recognition and management.
The Consensus statement on concussion in sport was released following the International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich in November 2012.
The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine released its position statement regarding concussion in sport, with the goal to provide an evidence-based, best practice summary of sports-related concussion.
Finally, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) provides further recommendations in its position statement pertinent to student-athletes, lawmakers, athletic associations, and licensed healthcare professionals.
The AAN also released a document supporting evidence-based guidelines in the evaluation and management of sports-related concussion.