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Concussion Awareness Training Toolkit Targets Parents, Coaches

Last summer, we came across CATT, an online Concussion Awareness Training Toolkit to help health professionals better recognize and treat concussions. The website is funded by the BC Ministry of Health and spearheaded by Dr. Shelina Babul, associate director of the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit at BC Children’s Hospital. And now a year…
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Study Links Severe Concussion Symptoms to Post-Concussion Syndrome

Severe concussion symptoms have been linked to a long-term recovery problem called post-concussion syndrome, according to a new study. Post-concussion syndrome is a complex disorder causing prolonged symptoms including dizziness and headaches. Researchers followed 179 children and teens diagnosed with a concussion during an initial ER visit. They found that the patients with severe concussion…
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