New Release: Guidelines for Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion

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The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation is proud to release the Guidelines for Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion.

These guidelines are intended to provide health care practitioners, schools, community organizations/centers, parents and caregivers, tools for improved management of concussion in children/adolescents

Click here to view and/or download the Guidelines

 


Ministry of Research and Innovation Funding Announcement

On April 1, 2014 the Ministry of Research and Innovation announced an investment of $15 million in the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) and the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF). The province of Ontario is investing $6 million in RHF and $9 million in ONF over a period of three years to help researchers move innovative new discoveries from the lab to the clinic sooner.

For further information click here.


New Release: Guidelines for Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury & Persistent Symptoms: Second Edition

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The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation is proud to release the newly updated Second Edition of the Guidelines for Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury & Persistent Symptoms (Adults).

These guidelines are intended to enable heath care practitioners to effectively diagnose and manage concussion/mTBI in adults (over the age of 18) and treat symptoms that persist over time.

Click here to view and/or download the Guidelines

 


Working together to improve quality of life and reduce paralysis

Ontario Spinal Cord Injury Research Network (OSCIRN)

OSCIRN is a collaborative network bringing together clinicians and scientists from five health sciences centres across Ontario to work on topics related to spinal cord injury. Read more.


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ONF funds research in adult falls prevention

Falls are one of the most serious health problems across the lifespan but very little research currently exists on falls-related injuries in young, middle-aged and older adults while doing everyday activities. ONF has recently funded a research grant to identify best practices in this area. For more information, click on Falls Prevention Funding Announcement.


ONF is funded by the Government of Ontario