Vienna conference return to play recommendations

Vienna conference return to play recommendations1.   Remove from game if any signs of concussion- any items missed on sideline exam2.   No return to play in current game3.   Medical evaluation after injury   a. rule out serious focal injury     b. neuropsychologic evaluation4.   Stepwise return to play    a.  rest till asymptomatic      b.   light aerobic      c.  sport specific training     d.  noncontact practice      e. full contact practice     f. return to play1 var gaJsHost = (("https:" == document.location.protocol) ? "https://ssl." : "http://www."); document.write(unescape("%3Cscript src='" + gaJsHost + "google-analytics.com/ga.js' type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker("UA-3639768-12"); pageTracker._initData(); pageTracker._trackPageview();
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