Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

Guideline For Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury & Persistent Symptoms

3rd Edition, for Adults over 18 years of age

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation

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The recommendations and resources found within the Guideline for Concussion/mTBI & Persistent Symptoms, 3rd Edition: for Adults over 18 years, are intended to inform and instruct care providers and other stakeholders who deliver services to adults who have sustained or are suspected of having sustained a concussion/mTBI (mild traumatic brain injury).

This guideline is not intended for use with patients or clients under the age of 18 years. This guideline is not intended for use by people who have sustained or are suspected of having sustained a concussion/mTBI for any self-diagnosis or treatment. Patients may wish to bring their healthcare and other providers’ attention to this guideline.

The recommendations provided in this guideline are informed by best available evidence at the time of publication, and relevant evidence published after this guideline could influence the recommendations made within. Clinicians should also consider their own clinical judgement, patient preferences and contextual factors such as resource availability in clinical decision-making processes.

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