Tuesday, April 16
7:00 am - 9:00 am
214 Return-to-play After Sports Injury II: Concussion
Moderator(s): Mark D. Krieger, MD, FAANS
Panelist(s): Julian E. Bailes Jr., MD, FAANS; Ann-Christine Duhaime, MD, FAANS; Mark R. Proctor, MD, FAANS; Allen Kent Sills, MD, FAANS
The identification and management of sports-related injuries has received much recent attention in the press and in neurosurgical literature. This seminar will address the neurosurgeons role in evaluating and clearing children, high school athletes, college athletes and professional athletes who have spine injuries.
- Explain the standard tests and techniques for evaluating the injured athlete.
- Describe the pathophysiology of sports-related injuries of the spine.
- Apply the data and expert opinion on return-to-play guidelines to their practice.