In 2018 the Association of Ringside Physicians prepared a consensus statement to establish management guidelines that ringside physicians, fighters, referees, trainers, promoters, sanctioning bodies and other healthcare professionals can use in the ringside setting. The documents also provide guidelines for the return of a combat sports athlete to competition after sustaining a concussion.
View or download the PDF of the consensus statement here
Concussion Panel Discussion, presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics
James J. Kinderknecht, MD, Director for the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery; Barry E. Kosofsky, MD, PhD, Goldsmith Professor of Pediatrics, Neuroscience, Neurology and Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College; and Jordan D. Metzl, MD, FAAP, Sports Medicine Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
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Journal Article: Clinical features and biomarkers of concussion and mild traumatic brain injury in pediatric patients. Published by Weill Cornell Child Neurologists in the Annals of The New York Academy of Sciences Journal in March 2015 discussing mTBI in pediatric patients.