Table 2

Initial concussion management method/tools

CanadaRank*%USARank%p Value
Sport concussion assessment tool (SCAT1 or SCAT2)27233.827226.70.300
Clinical exam75193.889188.10.192
Balance testing†2032527226.70.796
Concussion grading scale748.827226.70.002
Computerised neurocognitive testing171.320619.8<0.001
Paper and pencil neurocognitive testing171.33730.444
Standardised Assessment of Concussion (SAC)657.522521.80.008
  • *Rank refers to the % of physicians choosing this response; multiple choices were allowed.

  • †Romberg, Balance Error Score System, Neurocom Balance Master.