Sports Concussions in Pediatric Patients: Primary Care Evaluation and Management

Focused on the needs of children and adolescents, this guide from Nicolas Hatamiya, DO, clarifies definitions of sports concussion; explains what’s known about the pathophysiology; offers numerous tools, tips and resources for evaluation and patient education; and describes how to guide patients through recovery, including offering a likely time frame and techniques for stepping up activities to ensure a safe return to play.

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UCSF Pediatrics

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Nicolas Hatamiya, DO

Nicolas Hatamiya, DO

Primary care sports medicine specialist

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