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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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Commentary: Concussion management for children has changed: new pediatric protocols using the latest evidence

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DeMatteo C, Randall S, Falla K, et al.

This study aims to update CanChild's 2015 RTA and RTS protocols, on the basis of empirical data and feedback collected from our recently completed prospective cohort study, focusing on concussed children and their caregivers; systematic review of evidence published since 2015; and consultation with concussion management experts.

Review: Prognosis of concussion in children

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Torres AR, Espinosa B

The objective of this paper is to review the literature about prognostic factors that influence recovery from concussion. Also, we provide an overview of the duration of the symptoms, criteria to return to school and sports, and retirement of sports.

Commentary: Options for evaluating and tracking pediatric concussion

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Lynch W

The present article describes some of the principal providers of concussion detection and tracking technology available without attempting to critique or recommend one system over another.

Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT)

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Dr. Shelina Babul and BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, BC Children’s H...

The Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) is a series of online educational modules and resources with­ the goal of standardizing concussion recognition, diagnosis, treatment, and management. Good concussion management may decrease the risk of brain damage and potentially reduce long-term health issues.

Commentary: Concussion management for children has changed: new pediatric protocols using the latest evidence

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DeMatteo C, Randall S, Falla K, et al.

This study aims to update CanChild's 2015 RTA and RTS protocols, on the basis of empirical data and feedback collected from our recently completed prospective cohort study, focusing on concussed children and their caregivers; systematic review of evidence published since 2015; and consultation with concussion management experts.

Review: Prognosis of concussion in children

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Torres AR, Espinosa B

The objective of this paper is to review the literature about prognostic factors that influence recovery from concussion. Also, we provide an overview of the duration of the symptoms, criteria to return to school and sports, and retirement of sports.

Commentary: Options for evaluating and tracking pediatric concussion

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Lynch W

The present article describes some of the principal providers of concussion detection and tracking technology available without attempting to critique or recommend one system over another.

Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT)

Visit

Dr. Shelina Babul and BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit, BC Children’s H...

The Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) is a series of online educational modules and resources with­ the goal of standardizing concussion recognition, diagnosis, treatment, and management. Good concussion management may decrease the risk of brain damage and potentially reduce long-term health issues.

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