Resource Guide: CHOA Launches Online Portal for Concussion Awareness

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The Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) online portal has recently launched, and provides videos and downloads that allow users to better understand and manage concussions:

 

Per CHOA, following a head injury, the following symptoms should be watched for:

 

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Balance problems
  • Dizziness
  • Visual problems
  • Fatigue
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Sensitivity to noise
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Feeling mentally foggy
  • Feeling slowed down
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Difficulty remembering
  • Irritability
  • Sadness
  • More emotional
  • Nervousness
  • Drowsiness
  • Trouble falling asleep
  • Sleeping more than usual
  • Sleeping less than normal

The following special guests from the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) shared their knowledge with viewers on the signs and symptoms of concussions:

  • Dr. David Marshall, Medical Director of Children's Sports Medicine Program
  • Dr. David Popoli, Sports Medicine Physician
  • Lindsey Law, Athletic Trainer
  • Stephen Campbell, Athletic Trainer

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