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Head Injuries

By Totum Life Science

Download and print the injury report form here.

 

What should you do if you think a player has had a concussion?

Seek medical advice if a person has symptoms and/or signs of a concussion after a blow to the head or body. Without proper management, a concussion can result in permanent problems and seriously affect one’s quality of life.

If you think you have had a concussion, tell a doctor, family member, friend, teammate, or coach.

 

For your medical doctor / pediatrician — print this assessment tool and bring it with you: Adult / Child

For the Athlete — both parent and athlete to read this

 

For a second or third concussion or a severe concussion with lasting symptoms:

Have your physician refer you to

Karen M. Johnston, MD, Ph.D, FRCSC, FACS
Neurosurgeon
Division of Neurosurgery
University of Toronto
Concussion Management Program AESM
Phone: 416-800-0800

 

Here are some other resources tailored to different requirements

Things to Know About Concussions

Return to Play Guidelines

Concussion Guidelines for Teachers

Concussion Guidelines for Athletes

Concussion Guidelines for Parents

Concussion Guidelines for Coaches

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