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CONCUSSION, civ. law. The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to give something of value. It differs from robbery in this, that in robbery the thing is taken by force, while in concussion it is obtained by threatened violence. Hein. Lec. El, Sec. 1071

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Clinical practice guidelines for mild traumatic brain injury and persistent symptoms.
Mild traumatic brain injury in the United States, 1998-2000.
This application, developed by the National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2), gives providers a comprehensive, quick reference that includes clinical practice guidelines for assessing and treating service members and veterans who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury, commonly referred to as a concussion.
Hoge, in the same report, dismissed the idea that there might be lingering effects from mild traumatic brain injury.
A former psychotherapist and brain injury survivor describes the lingering effects of suffering a mild traumatic brain injury, and share advice on returning to work, retraining the brain, finding words, sorting information, resolving vision and pain issues, and resuming a normal lifestyle.
These accelerations are believed to be correlated to the incidence and severity of mild traumatic brain injury, including concussions, the company says.
Brainlash provides the tools and facts to make the recovery process more intelligible and to support the wide range of people affected by mild traumatic brain injury.
Mild traumatic brain injury refers to head trauma without loss of consciousness or with a loss of consciousness lasting less than 20 minutes (Gasquoine, 1997; Miller, 1996).
Elliot Pellman, a team physician with the New York Jets and hockey's New York Islanders and the chairman of the NFL's Subcommittee on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.
The testing allows clinicians to more accurately diagnose the seriousness of an individual's mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).