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New concussion protocol called 'excellent first step,' but concerns remain

Thursday, August 03, 2017 @ 12:21 PM | By Ian Burns

The federal government has released a protocol to follow when dealing with concussions in sport, and while some are calling it a positive start, others are raising alarm bells about the lack of requirements for those who have suffered multiple injuries.

Robyn Wishart, Wishart Brain & Spine LawThe Canadian Guideline on Concussion in Sport, designed by advocacy group Parachute Canada in conjunction with the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Department of Canadian Heritage, calls for pre-season education for all sports stakeholders (athletes, parents, coaches,...