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AFL Concussion Management

Concussion (Brain Shaking)

  • Traumatic brain injury reflecting a disturbance in brain function. Does not involve structural damage or any permanent injury to brain tissue.

Causes:  

  • Direct – Blow to head
  • Indirect – Whiplash

Signs & Symptoms:

  • Brief loss of consciousness
  • Seizure / Convulsions
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea, Vomiting
  • Short term memory loss (amnesia)
  • Headache
  • Confusion

“If in doubt, still them out!”

For further information please contact Colbrow Medics or download the following link: AFL Concussion Management

 

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