FIRST AIDER/TRAINER DECISION SUPPORT
- Helps trainers & coaches to recognise the symptoms of a suspected concussion and its severity.
- Advises when to call an ambulance, go to hospital or a GP.
- Lists a child’s observed symptoms to tell a paramedic/doctor.
- Supports trainers on advising parents during high stress situations.
The Doctor – Dr Greg Hickey
“There is not one single sign or symptom for concussion. Knowing your players is crucial – changes in their emotional, behavioural and/or cognitive functions can be very important in assessing whether a player has suffered a concussion”