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Sideline test accurately detects athletes’ concussions in minutes, study shows

ScienceDaily (2011-02-03) — A simple test performed at the sideline of sporting events can accurately detect concussions in athletes, according to a new study. Current sideline tests can leave a wide amount a brain function untested following concussion. Researchers showed that this simple test was superior to current methods and accurately and reliably identified athletes with head trauma.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/02/110202162041.htm

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