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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The editors and reviewers have seen the detailed information available and are satisfied that the information backs up the case the authors are making. The King—Devick K—D test requires vision, eye movements, language function and attention in order to perform and has been proposed as a promising tool for assessment of concussion. Competing interests None declared. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
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Enter and update disclosures at http: Access to this article can also oing-devick purchased. This study provides Class III evidence that the K-D test accurately identifies real-time concussions in youth athletes.
I prepared or participated in the preparation of the Work as part of my official duties as an officer or employee of the United States Government. If you have an error they label you kkng-devick if you are slower you are concussed. All authors critically revised the manuscript for important intellectual content and gave final approval of the version to be published.
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First published August 7,DOI: The data show worsening of K—D test scores following concussion further supporting utility of the K—D test as an objective, reliable and effective sideline visual screening tool to help identify athletes with concussion. Neurology Apr76 17 ; DOI: For assistance, please contact: Reference 1 must be the article on which you are commenting.
Select only one of the three options below: Conclusions The data show worsening of K—D test scores following concussion further supporting utility of the K—D test as an objective, reliable and effective sideline visual screening tool to help identify athletes with concussion. Skip to main content.
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Recommended articles Citing articles 0. The King-Devick K-D test is based on measurement of the speed of rapid number naming reading aloud single-digit numbers from 3 test cardsand captures impairment of eye movements, attention, language, and other correlates of suboptimal brain function. No matter how simple and reliable the test may be, Blecher was firmly against allowing coaches or parents to use a test to make a return to play decision.
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Balcer b Steven L. Author links open overlay panel Danielle F. Ethics approval The study protocol received ethical approval from the University of Bath. Post-season testing demonstrated improvement of scores and was tewt with known learning effects In those situations there is a chance that the parent or coach could think there is not a concussion and allow the athlete to return, [hence] violating state law. 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.
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