Youth Concussions:  Things to Look For

  1. Was the child rendered unconscious as a result of the blow to the head?
  2. Is the child answering known questions coherently?
  3. Do they appear confused and dazed?
  4. Are they delayed with their answers?
  5. Are they complaining about headaches?
  6. Are they complaining about disturbances with their vision?
  7. Are they vomiting?
  8. Are their sleep patterns different?
  9. Has their mood changed…increased irritability…quickly angered…seemingly depressed…
  10. Is there a change in their social habits/skills?
  11. Are they struggling in school?

 

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