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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Multimedia: Heads Up App (2013)


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.

Evidence Summary: Management of paediatric minor head injuries. Safe discharge?


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?

Video: Concussion management and return to learn (2014)


Evans, M,

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