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How a Mere Prick of the Finger Can Diagnose a Concussion

by Megan Molteni, WIRED

On September 4, 2015, 17-year old Kenney Bui’s coach removed him from his Seattle high-school team’s football game with a mild concussion. Thirteen days later, a doctor cleared him to play. At a game a few weeks after that, on October 2, Bui took another hit, walked off the field showing signs of confusion, and while athletic trainers asked him questions from the school district’s standardized concussion screening protocol, he closed his eyes. He never opened them again. Continue reading How a Mere Prick of the Finger Can Diagnose a Concussion