Demystifying Medicine Video



The risk of concussion in contact sports is pronounced. However, a lack of understanding can allow for symptoms to go unnoticed or unaddressed. This video utilizes a PSA style presentation to describe the symptoms of concussions and to contrast new with old methods of diagnosis. The video will also outline the treatments and proper course of action that athletes with concussions should follow.

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