Advice To Coaches and Parents: Any Concussion Signs Or Symptoms Mean Athlete Is Done For Day

When there is no athletic trainer or other trained health care professional on the sports sideline, the rule for parents and coaches whenever an athlete takes a big hit to the head or there are any signs or symptoms of a concussion is very simple: they are done for the day, says neuropsychologist Elizabeth M. Pieroth, Psy.D, Associate Director of the Sports Concussion Program of NorthShore Medical Group. 

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