Concussions Galore!!

Hannah McNeil

What is a concussion??

Temporary unconsciousness caused by a blow to the head

Symptoms of Concussion

headache, confusion, lack of coordination, memory loss, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, ringing in the ears, sleepiness, and excessive fatigue.

Prevention

Estimated Between 1.6-3.8 Million Concussions Every Year In The US

Hospital and Field Treatment

Hospital- CT Scan, Rest Medicines, MRI, and Neurological Test


Field- Remove from game, keep head still, make sure athlete stays awake

Causes of a Concussion

Falling, jarring the brain, or shaking the brain