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Concussion

  • By: Rance McClain
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Although there is no consensus on the definition of a concussion, the committee on head injury nomenclature of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons long ago defined concussion as follows:

A clinical syndrome characterized by immediate and transient post-traumatic impairment of neural function, ...
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