The amount of literature which now stands for the proposition that no loss of consciousness is required for a brain injury to have occurred is substantial. The three sources below pushed that movement along considerably, particularly the ACRM’s definition of MTBI. The Kelly Neurology article was also a huge break through as it was the genesis of the now progressive “Sport and Concussion” movement.
- Muriel Lezak, Neuropsychological Assessment, 3rd, ©Oxford, 1995.
- Kelly, James P., M.D. “Diagnosis and management of concussion in sports“. ©Neurology. 1997. p 575-580.
- Definition of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury , Developed by the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Committee of the Head Injury Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. J Head Trauma Rehabil 1993:8(3):86-87