Today: New guidelines for children’s concussions aim to improve detection, treatment

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Injury

New children’s concussion guidelines from the U.S. government recommend against routine X-rays and blood tests for diagnosis and reassure parents that most kids’ symptoms clear up within one to three months. Signs of potentially more serious injuries that may warrant CT imaging scans include vomiting, unconsciousness and severe, worsening headaches, according to the guidelines released Tuesday.
(September 4, 2018)

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