Kansas Jayhawks System Helps Diagnose Concussions

Kansas_Jayhawks_LogoEvery time the Kansas Jayhawks take the football field, whether for practice or a game, the training staff wheels out a trunk full of just about every kind of medical tool imaginable.

Slings for shoulder injuries. Splints for broken bones. Rolls upon rolls of tape. And now, an iPad to help better deal with head injuries.

The school is testing a new system called C3 Logix, which has been under development the past two years by the Cleveland Clinic’s Innovation Group. Using an iPad2 as the assessment tool, the C3 system incorporates elements of the widely used ImPACT test and other neurocognitive exams with balance and vision tests to present what developers hope is a more comprehensive picture of head injuries.

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