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Heads up to schools; know your concussion ABCs : a fact sheet for teachers, counselors, and school professionals

Corporate Authors: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (U.S.); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Published Date: 5/20/2010
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"Children and adolescents are among those at greatest risk for concussion. The potential for a concussion is greatest during activities where collisions can occur, such as during physical education (PE) class, playground time, or school-based sports activities. However, concussions can happen any time a student's head comes into contact with a hard object, such as a floor, desk, or another student's head or body. Proper recognition and response to concussion can prevent further injury and help with recovery." - p. [1]

CDC-INFO Pub ID 220080

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