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Dr. Sandel Discusses Concussion Risks for Children
Dr. Sandel discusses concussion risks and prevention strategies for children on Mom Talk Radio. She talks albut diagnosis, recovery, and talking to kids about concussion. She has lots of advice about nursery products and playground injuries, and suggestions about websites for more information.
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Parents must communicate with the school after their son or daughter has a concussion to make sure that there are accommodations if needed during recovery.
An early childhood teacher talks with Dr. Sandel about about concussion in young children. What causes it? What do we need to look for? And how can we help during the recovery process?
When we think of “youth” and “concussion,” the first thing that likely comes to mind is a teenager engaging in a high-risk activity such as football, soccer, or snowboarding. But not all youth brain injury results from these risky activities. Of the millions of concussions reported by emergency rooms every year, figures put concussions related to sports and recreation at just 30% – so 70% of concussions result from other causes.
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