Healthy Children Radio: Pediatric Sports-Related Concussion (Audio)
Much media attention has been given to pediatric sports-related injuries
, but questions still exist as to what happens to a child’s brain after sustaining a sports-related concussion
Todd Maugans, MD, FAAP lead author of the study "Pediatric Sports-Related Concussion Produces Cerebral Blood Flow Alterations
,” comes on the show to discuss new findings and give parents, coaches and trainers vital information that could help protect a young athlete. Dr. Maugans is an assistant professor and pediatric neurosurgeon at Cincinnati Children's Hospital medical center.
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