We’re all hyper-aware of concussions these days, and for good reason. It’s becoming apparent that it’s no longer appropriate to just say, “he got his bell rung” and send a player back into the game. It turns out that our nation’s youth are getting many more concussions than we have thought. Coaches, parents, keep your eyes open for concussion warning signs and think safety first!
Filed under: Parents and Children | Tagged: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, MarketScan, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, National High School Sports Related Injury Surveillance System, Pediatrics |