Check to see what you've learned with this brief post-test.

True or False: The diagnosis of concussion (mild traumatic brain injury or mTBI) does not require establishing that the patient must have a loss of consciousness.


Which of the following is the most common cause of concussion/mTBI among America’s Armed Forces serving in Iraq or Afghanistan?

Gunshot wounds to head
Blasts from IEDs (improvised explosive devices)
Vehicle accidents
Hand-to-hand combat

Which of the following signs is typical of the acute presentation of concussion/mTBI?

Loss or alteration of consciousness
Memory problems
Loss of balance
Disorientation or slowed thinking
All of the above