Heads Up: Brain Injury in Your Practice, A Tool Kit for Physicians

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Heads Up: Brain Injury in Your Practice, A Tool Kit for Physicians

Description

This tool kit includes information and tools to help physicians diagnose and manage concussion.

This tool kit includes:

  • A booklet with information on diagnosis and management of mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI)
  • A patient assessment tool (Acute Concussion Evaluation or ACE)
  • A care plan to help guide patient’s recovery
  • Fact sheets in English and Spanish on preventing concussion
  • A palm card for the on-field management of sports-related concussion
  • A CD-ROM with downloadable kit materials and additional MTBI resources

Developer:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Funding Sources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History

Release Date: 2007
Review Date: 2010
Recent Summary: August 2010
Original Summary: June 2007
Last Updated: 09/01/10

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