Source: Thomas DG, Apps JN, Hoffmann RG, et al. Benefits of strict rest after acute concussion: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics. 2015;135(2):213-223; doi:10.1542/peds.2014-0966. See AAP Grand Rounds commentary by Dr. Cynthia LaBella (subscription required).
PICO Question: Among patients seen in an emergency department for an acute concussion, does 5 days of strict rest result in faster symptom resolution compared to 1-2 days of rest followed by stepwise return to activity?
Question type: PrognosisStudy design: Randomized controlled trial