Post-concussion syndrome

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  • Essay about Post Concussion Syndrome

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    Post Concussion Syndrome Post-concussion syndrome is a complex disorder with symptoms can consist of headaches, dizziness, fatigue, and irritability that can last as little as a week and up to months after a head injury. The causes can be a traumatic blow to the head or neck injuries in which the patient does not have to lose consciousness. The effect of being injured can do permanent damaged to the brain and nervous system. Dealing with Post-concussion syndrome not only can have a physical effect

  • Post Concussion Syndrome

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    The cognitive challenges that can occur with Post-Concussion Syndrome include troubles with attention, concentration, memory, reasoning, planning, understanding, speaking, and language. As a result of damage to the upper brain stem and frontal lobes, the abilities to act upon and register messages from the brain and the outside world are impaired (Stoler & Hill, 2013, p. 206). These attention and concentration problems could impact alertness to react upon information, the capacity of sustained attention

  • A Car Crash Can Be A Scary Experience

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    result of a crash is post-concussive syndrome. What is Post-Concussive Syndrome? Post-concussive syndrome goes beyond just the symptoms suffered in a typical concussion or mild traumatic brain injury. Instead of going away after a few days or weeks, the symptoms of the concussion will continue for weeks or months after the injury. At times, it may take days or weeks for these symptoms to begin to appear. Not everyone who suffers a brain injury will develop post-concussive syndrome, and the severity

  • The Effects of Concussions on Human Beings

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    Effects of Concussions on Human Beings. Did you know, that someone suffers from a brain injury every 21 seconds (Haas)? Children get concussions all the time, and most of the time they go unnoticed. The majority of concussions happen when one is playing a sport such as football, hockey, or lacrosse. Many famous athletes have had their careers, even their lives cut short due to concussions. Brain damage and death can result from serial concussions (Schafer). When one suffers from a concussion, one’s

  • Sports-Related Head Injury Essay

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    sports-related head injuries, such as concussions which is temporarily interference with the way the brain works are mild and allow for complete recovery. However, concussion in children can pose serious health. Therefore, as an MA I would explain a pediatric patient with a potential concussion during their visit, if there is any activity they could perform or not, and how long it will take time to heal their concussion. In addition, as the MA I will explain the risk concussion, and it symptoms. Head injuries

  • Symptoms And Signs Of Concussions

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    States die from injuries. A concussion is a an traumatic brain injury that alters brain function. An estimated 3.8 million sports related concussions occur in the United States each year, and concussions are very common. Symptoms and signs of a concussion include severe headaches, not being able to think clearly, not being able to concentrate in regular activities you would be normally able to do, becoming very emotional or your sleep is being affected. Symptoms of a concussion may not be immediately

  • Concussions And Concussions On Sports

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    Concussions In Sports Luca Vanore Prof. Thomas Iona College December 5th, 2015 Since the beginning of professional sports, one of the most controversial topics has been head Injuries and even more specifically, concussions. A concussion is an injury to the brain or spinal cord due to jarring from a blow, fall, or the like; a shock caused by the impact of a collision, blow, etc.; the act of violently shaking or jarring. ( although people do not think so, these injuries have

  • Essay The Effects of Concussions on Athletes

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    thing in common: the risk of a concussion. It's impossible to go a season without one athlete from a team receiving a concussion. The more that these concussions are studied, the more we learn about them, such as their detrimental effects on athletes. Because of the risk of health issues and death that come with concussions, doctors, coaches, athletic trainers, and lawmakers are stepping in to protect athletes of all levels from receiving concussions. Concussions occur time after time throughout

  • The Issue Of Concussions And Its Effects

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    The issue of concussions has been downplayed for years dating back to when the first forms of professional football came to the U.S. but the past 10 years have been drastically different. We need to be more aware as a society about the negative consequences that occurs with a concussion in the short term and the long run. Researchers claim that concussions can decrease your thinking capacity all the way to even a shortened life span. Most importantly to any claim there is proof; numerous athletes

  • Reflection Paper On Concussions

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    that anything bad had happened to me. I had not realized that I had a concussion, until I threw up[ outside about twenty-five minutes after the game. All my friends, and my family told me I needed to go to the hospital, but I did not want to waste money. I decided to go to the health services department that Bradley University has on campus. The doctors did a lot of different activities for them to figure out if i have a concussion or not. They also had me take a pain test, and this told them where