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Not all concussion assessment tools are useful in the emergency setting

Liz Scherer   |   Clinical Summary   |   29 December 2022
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Correct assessment tool simplifies concussion diagnosis in the ED.  

Takeaway

  • The Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5th Edition (SCAT5) has low specificity for diagnosing concussion in the emergency department (ED), and is ill-suited for a busy ED.

Why this matters

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