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

Dr. Nicolas Hatamiya is a specialist in primary care sports medicine. He enjoys caring for patients of all ages and strives to provide comprehensive care in which he partners with his patients to help them achieve their goals.

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