Child Concussion Symptoms Checklist

If you are a Health Clinic professional who treats
students with sports-related head injuries
…it’s important to know fact from fiction:

 

FICTION

Child concussion symptoms show up immediately.

FACT

Symptoms don’t always occur immediately, and can show up hours or days later.

FICTION

Move the unconscious child athlete immediately off the field for observation.

FACT

Never move an unconscious child until a neck or spinal cord injury can be ruled out. Also, do the ABCs, check airway, breathing and cardiovascular pulse before deciding to if/when/how to move the concussed child.


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XLNTbrain is a concussion program designed to educate, recognize, report and aid parents and children in the recovery from youth sports concussions and head injury. XLNTbrain is recommended for parents of children athletes in grade school, high school and muni or rec leagues in football, hockey, soccer, lacrosse and rugby.