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Sports-related mild concussion has been estimated to account for approximately _____ of the 1.54 million mild-to-moderate TBI’s that occur each year.
a. 1,000-0-0
b. 50,000-0-0
c. 100,000-0-0
d. 300,000-1-1 ( Answer )
According to the American Academy of Neurology’s guidelines, a grade 2 concussion would be identified by which grouping of symptoms?
a. Transient confusion, no loss of consciousness, concussion symptoms or mental status abnormalities resolve in less than 15 minutes.-0-0
b. Transient confusion, no loss of consciousness, concussion symptoms or mental status abnormalities on examination last more than 15 minutes.-1-1 ( Answer )
c. Any loss of consciousness, either brief (seconds) or prolonged (minutes).-0-0
d. Loss of consciousness, paralysis, and/or unresponsiveness for longer than 15 minutes.-0-0
Which of the following statements is true?
a. An athlete can return to play if the coach has approved it, even if he is still experiencing mild symptoms.-0-0
b. Even if he is still experiencing symptoms, an athlete can return to play if it has been more than one month since the injury occurred.-0-0
c. As soon as an athlete feels that he is fine, he can return to play even if he is still experiencing symptoms.-0-0
d. An athlete should never return to training, practice, or play if he is still experiencing symptoms (e.g., headache, confusion) from the TBI.-1-1 ( Answer )
The main reason to obtain a neuropsychological baseline prior to the start of a training season is which of the following?
a. The coach can get a sense of the athlete’s level of cognitive functioning to determine how much he/she will be able to be involved in strategy planning for games.-0-0
b. Should an athlete sustain a concussion during the season, there will be no need to retest him/her following the injury.-0-0
c. Should an athlete sustain a concussion during the season, there is an index of baseline (pre-injury) functioning that can be compared with post-TBI testing. -1-1 ( Answer )
d. Baseline neuropsychological testing is helpful only for student athletes to inform return to school decisions following a concussion.-0-0
Your final score: 4 out of 4 (100.00%)

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