Guidelines Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion

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Released June 25th 2014 by the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation.


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Summarized Versions by Role:

For ease of access, the guidelines are divided into three versions, specific to your role when interacting with children and/or adolescents who have sustained a concussion: 

Recommendations for Health Care Professionals 
Recommendations for Schools and/or Community Sports Organizations/Centres 
Recommendations for Parents and/or Caregivers

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