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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.

 

Twitter:

Please follow us on twitter @PedsConcussion.

Tweets with information pertaining to the Living Guideline will be shared with the following hashtag: #PedsConcussion

(What’s New- Archive)

Terrific that http://pedsconcussion.com leads RogerZemek @CHEO/@360Concussion & @DrNickReed had an opportunity to share our progress ensuring #pedsconcussion clinical practice guidelines are up-to-date and reflect latest improvements in clinical care

#IPBIS2022 @I_B_I_A @N_A_B_I_S

🚴🏻‍♀️🧠🎙 Jess Schwartz DPT, CSCS 👩🏻‍⚕️🗽🎾 @DPT2Go

👏Bravo to @DrNickReed @I_B_I_A #Concussion Pre-Con with Roger Zemek on the http://www.PedsConcussion.com work which is now a LIVING website for all to use

#Physio #PhysicalTherapy #Psychology #MentalHealth #OccupationalTherapy #AthleticTraining #AT4All #Neuropsychology #SchoolNurse

#PedsConcussion Return-to-school:
👉Gradual stepwise return-to-school with accommodations as soon as able to tolerate engaging in cognitive activities
👉Missing>1 week school NOT recommended
👉AVOID any activity with risk of hitting head
End #bedroomjail

https://pedsconcussion.com/section/b/#domain-12

PedsConcussion @PedsConcussion

Diagnosing & Managing #PedsConcussion?
End #bedroomjail

👉resume low-risk activity within 1-2d (resting>2d=slower recovery)
👉athletes/active patients➡️refer to medically supervised interdisciplinary care ~2d postinjury for aerobic exercise testing

http://pedsconcussion.com

#PedsConcussion Diagnosis?

Refer to an interdisciplinary concussion team:

✔️Athlete/active➡️REFER RIGHT AWAY (Aerobic exercise threshold testing as early as 1-2d)
✔️Increased risk slow recovery ➡️REFER RIGHT AWAY
✔️ANYONE not improving after 2-4w
http://pedsconcussion.com

Diagnosing & Managing #PedsConcussion?
End #bedroomjail

👉resume low-risk activity within 1-2d (resting>2d=slower recovery)
👉athletes/active patients➡️refer to medically supervised interdisciplinary care ~2d postinjury for aerobic exercise testing

http://pedsconcussion.com

Great quote from @stephmcfarland_ @HBKidsHospital & #PedsConcussion expert panel member in the Return-to-School domain of the #LivingGuideline for Pediatric Concussion Care.

Full clinical practice recommendations for returning the school: https://pedsconcussion.com/section/b/#domain-12

headsupcan_ @headsupcan_

One of the key takeaways from @stephmcfarland_ presentation yesterday @icsniagara

“Learning is not a one size fit all, and we need to provide individualized approaches for children and teens.”

#concussion #concussionawareness

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