Concussion Update 2011- Dr Jamie Kissick - CSTS- March 2011

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Concussion Update 2011- Dr Jamie Kissick - CSTS- March 2011

  1. 1. CONCUSSION Capital Sports Therapy Symposium Jamie Kissick MD, CCFP, Dip Sport Med
  2. 14. Concussion Grading Systems <ul><li>Cantu </li></ul><ul><li>Colorado Medical Society </li></ul><ul><li>American Academy of Neurology </li></ul><ul><li>McGill </li></ul><ul><li>Revised Cantu </li></ul>NO EVIDENCE
  3. 15. Position Statement Guidelines For The Assessment And Management Of Sport Related Concussion May 2000
  4. 18. What Is A Concussion?
  5. 19. What happens? Symptoms and signs? How?
  6. 29. Physical Cognitive Emotional You don’t have to lose conciousness to have a concussion!!!
  7. 31. R ecognize R emove R efer R est R ehab R eturn R isk Reduction
  8. 32. Recognition
  9. 43. OUT OF THE GAME !!!
  10. 45. Refer To Physician
  11. 51. Rest Until Symptoms Gone
  12. 56. Rehabilitation
  13. 62. Return To Play
  14. 68. Risk Reduction
  15. 71. Concussion: Key Points ! <ul><li>You don’t have to lose conciousness </li></ul><ul><li>Never return to play while symptomatic </li></ul><ul><li>Rest: physical and cognitive </li></ul><ul><li>Return to play should follow a step-wise progression </li></ul><ul><li>When in doubt, sit ‘em out </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention !!! </li></ul><ul><li>www.thinkfirst.ca </li></ul>
  16. 73. Thank You

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