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31 Aug Although the King-Devick (K-D) test has been used frequently in assessing sports related concussion early after injury, its characteristics over. 21 Mar Background The King-Devick (KD) test is an objective clinical test of eye movements that has been used to screen for concussion. Objective To conduct a sensitivity analysis of the King-Devick (K-D) test in Intervention The K-D test was added to the existing CFL concussion protocol.

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Alert Me Alert me when this article is cited Alert me if a etst is posted Alert me when eletters are published. Register a new account? We characterised the accuracy of the KD test and the World Rugby Head Injury Assessment HIA-1 screening tools as methods of off-field evaluation for concussion after a suspicious head impact event.

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The K-D test is an accurate and reliable method for identifying athletes with head trauma, and is a strong candidate rapid sideline screening test for concussion. Log in using your username and password For kiing-devick accounts OR managers of institutional accounts. Abstract Purpose Sports-related concussion has received increasing attention as a result of neurologic sequelae seen among athletes, highlighting the need for a validated, rapid screening tool.

teat A new research paper has raised concerns about the accuracy of a vision test as a rapid sideline screen for concussion in high school athletes. Analyses were checked for accuracy by MJC.


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Sports-related concussion has received increasing attention as a cause of short- and long-term neurologic symptoms among athletes. High levels of test-retest reliability were observed intraclass correlation coefficient 0.

New Research Questions Accuracy Of King Devick Test As Sideline Concussion Screening Tool

The KD test was administered off-field, alongside the World Rugby HIA-1 ling-devick tool, and the results were compared with the preseason baseline. If you have a subscription you may use the login form below to view the article. Take A Course Concussion Safety: The K-D test was administered prefight and postfight.

We investigated the K—D test as a sideline screening tool in a collegiate cohort to determine the effect of concussion.

Sports concussion has an annual incidence of approximately 3. Leong a Laura J. I, the first and corresponding author, verify my disclosures and those of my co-authors are up to date at http: Now he does a post test and if he has one error he is concussed, but his official baseline test says he has to do it with no errors. Footnotes Funding information and disclosures are provided at the end of the article.

Under a Creative Commons license. Additional testing was performed in a subgroup of nonconcussed athletes immediately before and after a game to determine effects of fatigue on K-D scores. Topics Discussed All Neuro-ophthalmology. The first author must also be the corresponding author of the comment.

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TBI traumatic brain tesf. Access to this article can also be purchased. But in post-concussion testing they get one chance. Results head injury events requiring off-field medical room screening assessments were included in the primary analysis.

All authors critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content and gave final approval of the version to be published. SCAT2 sport concussion assessment Tool 2.