J Head Trauma Rehabil 2021 Apr 21. Epub 2021 Apr 21.
Department of Neurological Surgery (Drs Yengo-Kahn, Bonfield, and Zuckerman), Vanderbilt Sport Concussion Center (Drs Yengo-Kahn, Bonfield, Gifford, Zuckerman, and Dennis and Ms Hibshman), Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine (Mr Torstenson), Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center, Institute for Medicine and Public Health (Mr Torstenson), Vanderbilt Genetics Institute (Mr Torstenson and Drs Davis and Dennis), Department of Neurology (Dr Gifford), and Division of Genetic Medicine, Department of Medicine (Drs Davis and Dennis), Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee (Ms Hibshman); British Columbia Children's Hospital Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Ms Belikau and Dr Dennis); and Department of Medical Genetics, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (Dr Dennis).
Objective: To identify risk factors and generate hypotheses for pediatric persistent postconcussion symptoms (PPCS).
Setting: A regional healthcare system in the Southeastern United States.
Participants: An electronic health record-based algorithm was developed and validated to identify PPCS cases and controls from an institutional database of more than 2. Read More