Do the types of symptoms matter in the acute evaluation period? Based on this study in professional hockey players by SNS members Jared Bruce & Ruben Echemendia and colleagues they do! Post injury cognitive, somatic/physical, and headache symptoms best differentiated concussed players and active controls. Pre-injury affective/emotional symptoms were also associated with increased likelihood of concussion among players referred for a suspected concussion evaluation.
Source: Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, Volume 32, Number 6, 5 November 2022, pp. e580-e586(7)
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer