Concussion Assessments at Monmouth

The Matthew J. Morahan, III Memorial Health Assessment Center for Athletes is now available at Monmouth Medical Center.

Concussion

Concussion

What does this mean?

1. Monmouth will be offering baseline IMPACT screening and cardiac screening to high school and college athletes, either at a free screening event or by appointment.

2. Athletes who sustain a sports related concussion and require immediate medical attention will be evaluated in the Monmouth Medical Center Emergency Room.  If they are felt to be suffering from ongoing symptoms of concussion, they can be referred to the Monmouth Concussion Center for same or next day evaluation by a neurologist and return to play determination.

3. Evaluation in the Monmouth Concussion Center will typically include a physician assessment, simple balance testing and IMPACT (R) cognitive testing.

4. The results of these evaluations with be forwarded to the athlete’s primary physician and athletic trainer, and arrangements will be made for appropriate follow-up.

Click here for more information about concussion.

Click here for directions to the Monmouth Neuroscience Out-Patient Area.

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  1. Pingback: Cardiac and Concussion Screening at Monmouth March 15, 2014 | Neurology Update

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