FLOWCHART: Do you have a concussion?

This is the chart all team medical #professionals use during games.

New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman appeared to suffer a serious concussion during the Super Bowl only to immediately catch the game-winning touchdown. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson seemed to play with an unchecked head injury two weeks before in the NFC title game.

Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson took a knee to the temple in the clinching game of the Western Conference Finals. He returned to action even though there’s this:

And also this:

Yet Klay Thompson was apparently unconcussed. Hooray! So how do sports teams know if a player has a head injury? They use this flowchart, of course!


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