What Role Do They Have?
Neurocognitive testing should be part of a comprehensive concussion management program and evaluation of any individual.
Where there is any doubt about the usefulness of any of these simplified office-based tests, referral should be considered to a neuropsychologist.
- May be a part of a comprehensive concussion management program
- May help identify the ‘not so forthcoming’ athlete
- For more concrete and specific neurocognitive evaluation, especially when considering significant or prolonged school adjustments ? involve neuropsychologist for more formal testing