Head injury advice sheet children


Discharge advice for parents and carers of children who have had a febrile convulsion leaflet Oct 20 (222KB) Download: Discharge advice for parents carers of children aged 5 - 12 years diagnosed with a head injury Polis (274KB) Download: ED Discharge advice for carers of children under five years of age who have a fever leaflet Nov 2018 (409KB ...children with head injury. The clinical practice guideline reflects what is currently regarded as a safe and appropriate approach to the acute management of head injury in infants and children. However, as in any clinical situation there may be factors which cannot be covered by a single set of guidelines.Concussion (Minor Head Injury) in Children Your child has injured his or her head Our medical team has not found any signs of a serious brain injury. A concussion is a type of brain injury that cannot be seen on regular X‐ rays or scans. It can affect the way a child Parent Advice Sheets Children frequently fall over; catch horrid bugs from other children, have headaches or suffer tummy problems. Please use links below for NHS guidelines on how to treat and what to look for remembering if in doubt or if your child’s condition worsens then please take to see your GP. Concussion Information Sheet A concussion is a brain injury and all brain injuries are serious. They are caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or by a blow to another part of the body with the force transmitted to the head. They can range from mild to severe and can disrupt the way the brain normally works. Even though most concussions are In Scotland, this equates to 100,000 attendances each year. About half of those attending are children under the age of 14 years. Remit and target users. This guideline makes recommendations on the early management (first 72 hours of care) of adults and children with head injury.