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2013-12-03 21:40:48
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  1. Bones
    • zygomatic process
    • mandible
    • frontal bone
    • occipital bone
    • temporal bone
    • sphenoid bone
    • etc
  2. Skull Fracture
    • S+S 
    • severe headache
    • raccoon eyes
    • dent in skull

    • Tr.
    • Immediate referral
  3. Orbital/Zygomatic Fracture
    • S+S
    • difficulty moving eye
    • double/blurred vision
    • photophobia
    • bleeding

    • TR
    • Referral
    • RICE
  4. Detached Retina
    • Vision difficulty
    • curtain falling

    referral
  5. Hyphemia
    • Broken blood vessel in eye
    • red/bloody tinge
    • may change colors

    • TR - 
    • Eye patch
  6. Sport w most concussions at umass
    womens swimming
  7. number of concussions
    • 300,000 per year
    • 250,000 in football
  8. Concussion Symptoms
    • Physical
    • Headache
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting 
    • Balance problems 
    • Dizziness
    • Visual problems 
    • Fatigue 
    • Sensitivity to light
    • Sensitivity to noise 
    • Numbness/Tingling

    • Cognitive
    • Feeling mentally ìfoggyî
    • Feeling slowed down
    • Difficulty concentratin
    • Difficulty remembering
    • Forgetful or recent information
    • Forgetful of recent conversation
    • Confused about recent events
    • Answers questions slowly
    • Repeats questions
    • Dazed or stunned

    • Emotional
    • Irritability
    • Sadness 
    • More emotional that usual
    • Nervousness 

    • Sleep
    • Drowsiness
    • Sleeping less than usual
    • Sleeping more than usual
    • Trouble falling asleep
  9. Concussion Follow Up
    ImPACT Testing

    • Symptom Assessment
    • Orientation Assessment
    • Anterograde Amnesia Assessment
    • Retrograde Amnesia Assessment
    • Recall of Events preceding concussion
    • Return of full, ongoing memory
    • Concentration Assessment
    • Balance Assessment
    • Neuropsychological Impact
  10. Concussion: RTP
    Exertion Testing - asymptomatic  - may begin to work to returning to play
  11. Second Impact Syndrome
    • Subsequent head injury before concussion symptoms resolve
    • Make symptoms exponentially worse
    • Mortality rate = 50%

    • S+S 
    • Rapid swelling and bleeding, pressure
    • Deteriorate rapidly leading to unconsciousness and respiratory failure

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