Accurately identifying concussion just got a little more objective
Updated: May 14
This study identifies use of the VOMS tool as an accurate way to identify concussion in collegiate athletes in the first 3 days. If you're not familiar with this tool, check out the video linked below that will help you feel confident administering it so that you have an objective measure to assist with diagnosis and to measure progress towards recovery in your patients. We need to move away from simple symptom report as a subjective measure and use the available evidence based tools in managing patients after head injury.