Consensus statement on concussion in
sport: the 4th International Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich,
November 2012
Paul McCrory,
Willem H Meeuwisse, Mark Aubry, Bob Cantu, Jiří Dvořák, Ruben J Echemendia,
Lars Engebretsen, Karen Johnston, Jeffrey S Kutcher, Martin Raftery, Allen
Sills, Brian W Benson, Gavin A Davis, Richard G Ellenbogen, Kevin Guskiewicz,
Stanley A Herring, Grant L Iverson, Barry D Jordan, James Kissick, Michael
McCrea, Andrew S McIntosh, David Maddocks, Michael Makdissi, Laura Purcell,
Margot Putukian, Kathryn Schneider, Charles H Tator, Michael Turner. Br J
Sports Med 2013;47:250-258doi:10.1136/bjsports-2013-092313
The new 2012
Zurich Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport builds on the first three
international consensus statements. “This consensus paper is broken into a
number of sections 1. A summary of concussion and its management, with updates
from the previous meetings; 2. Background information about the consensus meeting
process; 3. A summary of the specific consensus questions discussed at this
meeting; 4. The Consensus paper should be read in conjunction with the SCAT3
assessment tool, the Child SCAT3 and the CRT (designed for lay use).” The SCAT3,
Child SCAT3, and Pocket CRT can
be accessed online
along with reviews and abstracts from the conference.