Interprofessional management of concussion in sport

Interprofessional management of concussion in sport

Due to the high incidence of sports concussion, various health and medical providers are likely to encounter athletes who have sustained such an injury. Management of concussion necessitates coordinated care by the members of the sports medicine team due to its pathophysiology and complexity of management during recovery. All members of the sports medicine team must possess contemporary knowledge of concussion management as well as strong interprofessional communication skills to ensure effective care and safe return to sports participation. Therefore, the aim of this manuscript is to review the current best practices in interdisciplinary management of sports concussion with a special emphasis on the required interprofessional communication among the sports medicine team.

Scott BuxtonResearch article posted by: Scott Buxton

My name is Scott and I am an extended scope physiotherapist working on an elderly medical unit specialising in rapid assessment and discharge of acutely unwell older people.

As a competitive road & time trial cyclist I have a deep interest with sports injuries and treatment especially in endurance events and chronic injuries.

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