Guidelines for Pediatric Concussion

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Peds Guideline Cover 
Released June 25th 2014 by the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation.


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Summarized Versions by Role:

For ease of access, the guidelines are divided into three versions, specific to your role when interacting with children and/or adolescents who have sustained a concussion: 

Recommendations for Health Care Professionals 
Recommendations for Schools and/or Community Sports Organizations/Centres 
Recommendations for Parents and/or Caregivers


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Complete Guidelines

How to Cite the Guidelines
Guidelines Project Team

No part of this guideline may be reproduced, altered or hosted by any other host other than ONF, without the prior written permission of ONF. To share the guidelines, you may link to ONF’s guidelines page, a direct link to a PDF of the guidelines on the ONF website, print a hard copy of the guidelines directly from the ONF website, or through a source that has the express written permission to distribute the Guidelines and its derivatives from the publisher.

For permission requests, please contact the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation.
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