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Caring for your child’s concussion
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  • Alternative Title:
    Caring for Your Child’s Concussion: Discharge Instructions
  • Description:
    Your child was seen today for a concussion. Use this handout to help you watch for changes in how your child is feeling or acting, and to help your child feel better. Called also: Caring for Your Child’s Concussion: Discharge Instructions. Information in this handout is based on CDC’s Guideline on the Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children. More information on the Guideline and concussion, as well as tips to help your child feel better, information about returning to school, and the return-toplay process can be found at www.cdc.gov/HEADSUP. Publication date from document properties. 2018-CDC_mTBI_Discharge-Instructions-508.pdf
  • Content Notes:
    What is a concussion> -- How will my child feel? -- What steps can I take to help my child feel better? -- When can my child return to school? -- When can my child return to sports and recreational activities? -- What if I don't feel like my child is getting better? What are the signs of a more serious brain injury? Where can I learn more about concussion?
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