Home Health Parents News Now New Concussion Guidelines Urge Medical Attention New Concussion Guidelines Urge Medical Attention By Holly Lebowitz Rossi March 19, 2013 Advertisement Save Pin FB More Tweet Email Send Text Message Print shutterstock_112602920 30224 "The message we're sending is that any time a concussion is suspected, even if you're not sure, you should sit that player out until there has been an evaluation by a medical provider with concussion expertise," said the guidelines' lead author, Dr. Christopher Giza, an associate professor of pediatric neurology and neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine and the Mattel Children's Hospital at the University of California, Los Angeles. "We say: 'If in doubt, sit them out'." Image: Kids playing footblall, via SUSAN LEGGETT / Shutterstock.com By Holly Lebowitz Rossi Save Pin FB More Tweet Email Send Text Message Print Comments Add a Comment Be the first to comment! No comments yet. Advertisement Close this dialog window Add a comment New Concussion Guidelines Urge Medical Attention Add your comment... Cancel Submit Success! Thanks for adding your feedback.