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Minor head injury and concussion

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Minor head injury and concussion

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This booklet is written for anyone who has had a minor head injury. It gives you information about your brain and tells you some of the things that may happen as a result of your injury. It also gives you some practical tips to enable you to help yourself.

Contents include:

  • Section One: What is a Minor Head Injury?
    Initial Assessment
    Early Stages After Discharge
    Dos and Don'ts in the First Few Days After Injury
  • Section Two: Post-Concussion Syndrome
    Common Symptoms and Practical Suggestions
    Cognitive (thinking) Symptoms
    Physical Symptoms
    Emotional and Behavioural Symptoms
  • Section Three: Other Issues
    Includes alcohol, compensation claims, driving, late and missed diagnosis, returning to work, social difficulties and playing sports
  • Further Information and Support

Minor head injury was Commended in the 2010 BMA Medical Book Awards.

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