Regardless of the time elapsed since the concussion/mTBI, you should treat your patient symptomatically. Treatment guidelines follow for the common longer-lasting signs and symptoms of concussion/mTBI:
- Dizziness and balance problems
- Cognitive problems
- Emotional problems
Download the following PDF from the CDC for a quick guide to treating concussion/mTBI.
"Because the effects of mTBI can be so diverse, no standard treatment exists. But physicians can take many actions to improve outcomes for patients with mTBI…"