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This guideline covers pre-season education and the recognition, medical diagnosis, and management of athletes who sustain a suspected concussion during a sport activity. It aims to ensure that athletes with a suspected concussion receive timely and appropriate care, and proper management to allow them to return to their sport. This guideline may not address every possible clinical scenario that can occur but is intended as a general overview that includes critical elements based on the latest evidence and current expert consensus.

This guideline is intended for use by all stakeholders who interact with athletes inside and outside the context of school and non-school based organized sports activity, including athletes, parents, coaches, officials, teachers, trainers, and licensed healthcare professionals.

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