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Female Athletes Seek Specialty Care for Concussion Later than Males

Research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) found that female athletes seek specialty care for concussion later than males, potentially contributing to longer recovery.

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US May Be Greatly Undercounting Pediatric Concussions

Published on in CHOP News

Concussions infographic

A joint study from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds the majority of concussions are diagnosed at primary care sites and not in emergency departments.