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New App Can Diagnose A Concussion

New App Can Diagnose A Concussion
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Medical experts developed an app for investigating the signs and symptoms of a suspected concussion.

Emma Hutchings
  • 7 june 2011

A new app for the iPhone and iPad can help determine whether a person is suffering from a concussion. Developed by Dr. Jason Mihalik of the University of North Carolina’s brain injury research center, and Dr. Justin Smith of the Children’s National Medical Center, the Concussion Recognition & Response app involves a short checklist that can be used to decide whether the person needs to seek medical attention in under 5 minutes.

The app guides users through a series of questions and can email the information to a doctor. It provides home symptom monitoring for post-injury follow-up, can track recovery to share with health care providers, and records the GPS location of each incident of documentation.

The app would be especially useful for athletes, coaches and parents whose children are involved in sports. It costs $3.99, a portion of which is donated to support concussion research.

Concussion Recognition & Response app

[via Huffington Post]

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