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Article review - Concussion

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Friday, May 8, 2015, In : Clinical topics 

Concussion has been a big topic over the past two years or so and it has certainly featured in a couple of posts on this website. There is a lot about it that is still poorly understood.
  • What is the pathophysiology?
  • Does second impact syndrome really exist?
  • Does chronic traumatic encephalopathy really exist?
  • What is the best marker of readiness to return to active competition?
There is a very helpful review article in the Seminars in Neurology journal written by Meeryo, Chloe and Giza, titled "Dia...

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Continuing after concussion

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Clinical topics 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Thursday, April 26, 2012

I caught up with the IRC Series recently and watched the Circuit of Ireland event on wrcforeva's YouTube channel. If you watch "IRC 2012 Circuit of Ireland - Day 2 Highlights" at about 17:54 on the timeline, Andreas Mikkelsen has a high speed side impact with a haybale barrier on the short Lisburn stage.

The commentator states that Mikkelsen lost 40 seconds on the stage and complained of "dizziness". It is suggested that he sustained a ...
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