presented by Todd Arnold
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Todd Arnold, MD
Dr. Todd Arnold is a primary care/sports performance physician with over a decade of experience caring for athletes of all levels from scholastic to professional. He serves as a sports performance scientist for USA Track and Field, and has worked extensively with over 50 athletes in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games, where the team…Read full bio
1. Case Discussion: Hockey Player
In this Chapter, Dr. Arnold discusses a case of an 18-year-old hockey player that has a borderline or hard presentation of a concussion. Dr. Arnold discusses the considerations of when to return an athlete to play, versus keep them on the sideline for concussion.
2. Case Study 1: Frontal Concussion
In this case study, the learner will be presented with case information and questions to assess their understanding of concussion. The case presents an athlete with a frontal concussion. The learner will be prompted to answer questions specific to the case study.
3. Case Study 2: Chronic Concussion
In some cases, a concussion takes longer to resolve itself than the typical recovery periods. In this case, the learner will be asked to identify when imaging and referrals are appropriate and what considerations should be including in a chronic concussion that may differ from your typical recovery.
4. Case Study 3: VOMS
In this case, the learner will challenge their knowledge of a concussion with vestibular-ocular symptoms. The case covers the vestibular ocular motor screening (VOMS) test and discusses the patient's findings.
5. Study Materials
To further your practice of concussion, we recommend you look through the following study materials. These materials provide the answers to the advanced case questions.