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New concussion app from American Academy of Neurology

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), has launched a new app called "Concussion QuickCheck", to help coaches, athletic trainers, parents and athletes quickly evaluate if someone may have a concussion and needs to seek medical assistance.

The app, which is available for iPad, IOS (Apple), Android, and mobile, was developed in partnership with the Academy’s updated guideline for diagnosing and evaluating sports concussion.

Key information and tools in the "Concussion Quick Check" app include:

Common signs of concussion

Symptoms of concussion

Things the athlete may tell you

What to do if an athlete has a head injury during a game

What to do if it appears the athlete has a concussion

When an athlete should return to the game

Help finding a neurologist near you (GPS capability)

Help finding state laws on concussion

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