ConcussionHBelnap

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ConcussionHBelnap

  1. 1. Concussion Hunter Belnap
  2. 2. Causes <ul><li>Occur from any major force to the head </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Car accident </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports Injury </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Falling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting Hit </li></ul></ul>http://www.emedicinehealth.com/concussion/article_em.htm http://www.passenlaw.com/blog/brain-injury-law/nfl-issues-concussion-tbi-guidelines/attachment/nfl-concussion-tbi-guidelines
  3. 3. Symptoms <ul><li>Headache </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigue </li></ul><ul><li>Ringing in Ears </li></ul><ul><li>Dizziness </li></ul><ul><li>Confusion </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep Disturbance </li></ul>http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/concussion/DS00320/DSECTION=symptoms http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=concussion+&view=detail&id=020259B6C3ACD0EB628D1C8DCB3EFC74AF9C8A90&first=0&FORM=IDFRIR
  4. 4. Diagnosis <ul><li>Neurological Exam </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Memory and concentration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hearing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strength and sensation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Balance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflexes </li></ul></ul>http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=doctor&view=detail&id=C58DA8C88FA9A1E1BB0C11955A8A7DFC410D7FD9&first=61&FORM=IDFRIR
  5. 5. Diagnosis Cont. <ul><li>Take a break from physical activity </li></ul><ul><li>Drink water </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t take ibuprofen </li></ul><ul><li>Take Tylenol </li></ul>http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=tylenol&view=detail&id=024F387369EF3F5FBCA50B6146760D420ED2DA50&first=0&FORM=IDFRIR
  6. 6. Playing <ul><li>Meet with your doctor </li></ul><ul><li>Get protective gear </li></ul><ul><li>Start slow </li></ul>http://www.boundboxing.com/thumbnail.asp?file=assets/images/combat-sports-single-guard-mouthpiece-clear_thumbnail.jpg&maxx=150&maxy=150

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