Every head injury counts

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It’s not just professional athletes who develop chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

Concussion and chronic traumatic encephalopathy are getting increasing airtime, particularly when the victims are high-profile athletes.

But GPs and other specialists are frequently in a position where they can identify and help patients who might present with warning signs.

This episode we talk to Dr Rowena Mobbs, a neurologist and senior lecturer at Macquarie University, and Associate Professor Alan Pearce, research manager at the Victorian branch of the Australian Sports Brain Bank.

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