Saturday, September 12, 2015

Vision testing an effective tool for detecting concussion on the sidelines

Vision testing an effective tool for detecting concussion on the sidelines


....Vision encompasses a large component of the brain’s pathways, yet is not represented in current
sideline testing. .... A meta-analysis of published data for a vision-based test of rapid number naming (King-Devick [K-D] test)...Noted that rapid number naming adds to sideline assessment and contributes a critical dimension of vision to sports-related concussion testing....

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