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Concussion Learning Tools

Concussion is “a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain, induced by traumatic biomechanical forces.” Concussion results from acceleration and deceleration forces which may be caused either by a direct blow to the head, face, neck or elsewhere on the body with an 'impulsive' force transmitted to the head.

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Summary: Management of paediatric minor head injuries. Safe discharge? (2013)

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Hunter, F,

This summary answers the question: In paediatric patients with minor head injury, GCS (Glasgow Coma Score) 15 and no focal neurological deficit does a normal computed tomography brain scan allow safe discharge?

Multimedia: Heads Up App (2013)

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National Center for Injury Prevention and Control,

The Heads Up app will help you learn how to spot and what to do if you think your child or teen has a concussion or other serious brain injury.

Video: Concussion management and return to learn (2014)

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Evans, M,

This is a quick review of concussions: what they are and what they do.