Concussion Consensus Papers Berlin 2016

Rest and treatment/rehabilitation following sportrelated concussion: a systematic review

Kathryn J Schneider,1 John J Leddy,2 Kevin M Guskiewicz,3 Tad Seifert,4, Michael McCrea,5 Noah D Silverberg,6 Nina Feddermann-Demont,7,8 Grant L Iverson,9, Alix Hayden,10 Michael Makdissi11,12

The objective of this systematic review was to evaluate the evidence regarding rest and active treatment/rehabilitation following sport-related concussion (SRC).

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What are the critical elements of sideline screening that can be used to establish the diagnosis of concussion? A systematic review

Jon Patricios,1,2 Gordon Ward Fuller,3 Richard Ellenbogen,4 Stanley Herring,4,5,6, Jeffrey S Kutcher,7 Mike Loosemore,8 Michael Makdissi,9,10 Michael McCrea,11, Margot Putukian,12 Kathryn J Schneider13

Sideline detection is the first and most significant step in recognising a potential concussion and removing an athlete from harm. This systematic review aims to evaluate the critical elements aiding sideline recognition of potential concussions including screening tools, technologies and integrated assessment protocols.

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The Berlin 2016 process: a summary of methodology for the 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport

Willem H Meeuwisse,1 Kathryn J Schneider,1,2,3 Jiri Dvorak,4 Onutobor (Tobi) Omu,1, Caroline F Finch,5 K. Alix Hayden,6 Paul McCrory7

The purpose of this paper is to summarise the methodology for the 5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport. The 18 months of preparation included engagement of a scientific committee, an expert panel of 33 individuals in the field of concussion and a modified Delphi technique to determine the primary questions to be answered.

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Consensus statement on concussion in sport—the 5th international conference on concussion in sport held in Berlin, October 2016

The 2017 Concussion in Sport Group (CISG) consensus statement is designed to build on the principles outlined in the previous statements1–4 and to develop further conceptual understanding of sport-related concussion (SRC) using an expert consensus-based approach. This document is developed for physicians and healthcare providers who are involved in athlete care, whether at a recreational, elite or professional level.

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Role of advanced neuroimaging, fluid biomarkers and genetic testing in the assessment of sport-related concussion: a systematic review

Michael McCrea,1 Timothy Meier,1,2 Daniel Huber,1 Alain Ptito,3,4 Erin Bigler,5, Chantel T Debert,6 Geoff Manley,7 David Menon,8 Jen-Kai Chen,9 Rachel Wall,10, Kathryn J Schneider,11 Thomas McAllister10

To conduct a systematic review of published literature on advanced neuroimaging, fluid biomarkers and genetic testing in the assessment of sport-related concussion (SRC).

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A systematic review of potential long-term effects of sport-related concussion

Geoff T Manley,1 Andrew J Gardner,2 Kathryn J Schneider,3 Kevin M Guskiewicz,4, Julian Bailes,5 Robert C Cantu,6 Rudolph J Castellani,7 Michael Turner,8, Barry D Jordan,9 Christopher Randolph,10 Jiří Dvořák,11 K. Alix Hayden,12, Charles H Tator,13 Paul McCrory,14 Grant L Iverson15

Systematic review of possible long-term effects of sports-related concussion in retired athletes.

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Approach to investigation and treatment of persistent symptoms following sport-related concussion: a systematic review

Michael Makdissi,1,2,3 Kathryn J Schneider,4,5,6 Nina Feddermann-Demont,7,8, Kevin M Guskiewicz,9 Sidney Hinds,10 John J Leddy,11 Michael McCrea,12, Michael Turner,13,14 Karen M Johnston15

To conduct a systematic review of the literature regarding assessment and treatment modalities in patients with persistent symptoms following sportrelated concussion (SRC).

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What is the physiological time to recovery after concussion? Systematic review

Joshua Kamins,1,2 Erin Bigler,3 Tracey Covassin,4 Luke Henry,5 Simon Kemp,6, John J Leddy,7 Andrew Mayer,8 Michael McCrea,9 Mayumi, Prins,10, Kathryn J Schneider,11 Tamara C Valovich McLeod,12 Roger Zemek,13, Christopher C Giza1,2,14

The aim of this study is to consolidate studies of physiological measures following sport-related concussion (SRC) to determine if a time course of postinjury altered neurobiology can be outlined. This biological time course was considered with respect to clinically relevant outcomes such as vulnerability to repeat injury and safe timing of return to physical contact risk.

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What strategies can be used to effectively reduce the risk of concussion in sport?

Carolyn A Emery,1 Amanda M Black,1 Ash Kolstad,1 German Martinez,1, Alberto Nettel-Aguirre,1 Lars Engebretsen,2,3,4 Karen Johnston,5,6 James Kissick,7,8,9, David Maddocks,10 Charles Tator,11,12 Mark Aubry,13,14,15 Jiří Dvorák,16,17, Shinji Nagahiro,18 Kathryn Schneider1

To examine the effectiveness of concussion prevention strategies in reducing concussion risk in sport.

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What is the difference in concussion management in children as compared with adults? A systematic review

Gavin A Davis,1 Vicki Anderson,1 Franz E Babl,1 Gerard A Gioia,2 Christopher C Giza,3, William Meehan,4 Rosemarie Scolaro Moser,5 Laura Purcell,6 Philip Schatz,7, Kathryn J Schneider,8 Michael Takagi,1 Keith Owen Yeates,9 Roger Zemek10

To evaluate the evidence regarding the management of sport-related concussion (SRC) in children and adolescents. The eight subquestions included the effects of age on symptoms and outcome, normal and prolonged duration, the role of computerised neuropsychological tests (CNTs), the role of rest, and strategies for return to school and return to sport (RTSp).

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