The top 5 key messages from the 5th International Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport

  1. Prolonged rest until all symptoms resolve is no longer recommended
  2. A gradual return-to-school (cognitive activity) strategy has been detailed
  3. Progression through the recovery process should be guided by the symptom exacerbation threshold
  4. The use of baseline testing is not necessary
  5. Persistent post-concussive symptoms should be reassessed to identify associated conditions and define an individualized treatment plan

For full details about the above key messages, visit: http://casem-acmse.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/5-key-messages-from-Berlin_ENG.pdf