Two new computerized tests that can help clinicians evaluate a patient’s cognitive function after a suspected brain injury or concussion have received FDA approval.
The Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) and ImPact Pediatric tests are intended for use as part of a medical evaluation rather than to diagnose a concussion or determine appropriate treatment, according to the FDA (http://bit.ly/2bZq6CU).
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