Time to Authorized Clearance From Sport-Related Concussion: The Influence of Health Care Provider and Medical Facility

Abby Bretzin led a paper that found longer time to authorized clearance from specialized care (team physician, neurologist) and shorter time to clearance from urgent care (hospital, urgent care facility). Associations were also observed between sex and who was involved in the first evaluation (i.e., a greater percent of males had an athletic trainer). Subsequently, who you saw in your initial evaluation related to where you obtained clearance and return to sport time.

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