Concussion

Ruben Davalos

Cause

a blow to the head or body, a fall, or another injury that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull.
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Assessment findings

  • Sensation
  • Coordination
  • Strength
  • Concentration
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Symptoms

  • Headache
  • Fuzzy and blurry vision
  • Balance Problems
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
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Field Treatment

  • take the player of the field

Hospital Treatment

  • Rest
  • Get plenty of sleep
  • Get medical evaluation
  • Slowly return to activities

Prevention

  • Buckle your seat belt
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Statistics

3.8 million people get concussions a year