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Be careful driving following a concussion

Driving may be dangerous following a concussion, even after an individual’s symptoms improve or they think they have recovered, researchers report in an article published on line in the Journal of Neurotrauma.

"Despite being asymptomatic, concussed participants exhibited poorer vehicle control, especially when navigating curves," the authors wrote. "Driving impairments may persist beyond when individuals with a concussion have returned to driving”.

The full article is published on line: Driving after Concussion: Is It Safe To Drive after Symptoms Resolve?



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