Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2023 Sep 2;84(9):1-9. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2023.0171. Epub 2023 Sep 13.
Sports-related concussion is a common presentation to the emergency department, with increasing evidence of short and long-term morbidity. The heterogeneity of symptoms and clinical outcomes, alongside a lack of familiarity with current guidance, can present significant challenges to clinicians. This article presents an overview of the current literature concerning assessment and management of sports-related concussion in the emergency department and outlines a framework for graduated return to activity as based upon the current national guidance.