Youth athletes need to be removed from play and evaluated by a TBI specialist after a hit to the head.
Posted on BrainLine May 5, 2011.
Produced by Vicky Youcha and Ashley Gilleland, BrainLine.
About the author: Marlena Wald, MPH, MLS
Marlena M. Wald, MPH, MLS is an epidemiologist in the Division of Injury Response in the National Center for Injury Control and Prevention (NCIPC). Her areas of research include acute care, traumatic brain injury, and substance issues related to both of these topics.