Identifying and Treating Persisting Symptoms after Concussion

Donna Broshek, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Professor, University of Virginia

Live lecture date: 10/12/2020

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*This quiz has four multiple-choice questions.

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A concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, is a pathophysiological process affecting the brain, in which neurometabolic dysfunction underlies acute symptoms. What happens on a cellular level when a neurometabolic cascade occurs?

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An expected time frame of clinical recovery of symptoms in adults following an uncomplicated sports-related concussion (SRC) is_______, but may take longer depending on pre-existing factors.

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Some people experience visual disturbance following a concussion. When a person experiences disturbances in their ability to maintain binocular fixation, it is referred to as:

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If a person continues to experience symptoms for more than three months following an uncomplicated concussion (or mild traumatic brain injury, mTBI), the symptoms are likely due to:

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