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Tool! “Virtual Care Exam Training Resource

Tool 15.3: Virtual Care Exam Training Resource. A training manual to assist front-line healthcare professionals who are caring for patients that cannot be seen in person or have already had an in-person assessment and require follow-up. Please see “Recent Clinical Guideline Updates” for more information about how this tool was reviewed and selected for inclusion in the guideline by our expert panel.

Myth or Fact

Youtube video series created by PedsConcussion co-lead Dr. Roger Zemek in collaboration with SIRC (Sport Information Resource Centre)

  1. Fact or myth? “Younger children take longer to recover from concussions compared with older teens” FACT: Clinical recommendation # 2.1b: Risk modifiers for a prolonged recovery 

  2. Fact or myth? “Boys are at a higher risk of concussion, and concussion recovery takes longer in boys.” FACT: Clinical recommendation # 2.1b: Risk modifiers for a prolonged recovery 

  3. Fact or Myth? “Following a concussion, youth may safely resume only once they are symptom-free.” FACT: Clinical recommendation # 2.3 “Recommend that low to moderate level physical and cognitive activity be gradually started 24-48 hours after a concussion at a level that does not result in recurrence or exacerbation of symptoms.”

 

Clinical Recommendations: Telemedicine and Virtual Care Concussion Considerations : Released March 2021

We are pleased to share a new set of clinical recommendations for health care professionals that includes considerations for telemedicine and virtual concussion care.

 

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#PedsConcussion Clinical Algorithm: Managing Post-#Concussion #Headache

➡️Early referral if high risk for a prolonged recovery
➡️Encourage cognitive activity and low-risk physical activity as tolerated while staying below symptom exacerbation threshold

https://pedsconcussion.com/tool-6-1-post-concussion-headache-algorithm-3/

Join @T4CIP on Twitter today at 2 p.m. for their Helmet Action Day Twitter Chat event. Wearing a helmet greatly reduces the risk of brain injury after getting into a bicycle accident. Join @T4CIP and BIAA this Helmet Action Day and encourage those around you to #WearAHelmet

How long after a concussion can you return to physical activity? #CHEOResearch study shows returning to non-contact physical activity 72 hours post-concussion is safe & may reduce symptoms. Watch our latest #DiscoveryMinute to learn more! #CHEO #concussion #concussionresearch

Big THANKS to the #EvidenceToCare team @HBKidsHospital @CProvvidenz @slkingsnorth for sharing their #KT expertise and skills with us, and to @gvkmedia for the multimedia support!
This @PedsConcussion video would not have been possible without you.
#KnowledgeTranslation https://twitter.com/PedsConcussion/status/1524025926086017025

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🧠New http://pedsconcussion.com interview 🧠

Sports Psychiatrist Dr. Carla Edwards @Edwards10Carla

"The #LivingGuideline provides practitioners with a one-stop-shop of information, to ensure that they can follow best practices in concussion management"
📽️https://youtu.be/G3zV2AzzieI

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