Adult Concussion Guidelines

Adult Concussion Guidelines

On September 24th 2013 the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation released the updated Second Edition of the Guidelines for Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Persistent Symptoms. guidelinecover-e1376676169139

These were developed to enable health care practitioners to effectively diagnose and manage concussion in adults (over the age of 18) and treat symptoms that persist over time.

Full Versions:

Complete Guidelines
Clinical Guidelines (without Methodology)

Section Modules:

The guidelines have been separated into twelve section modules that can be viewed or downloaded below.

1. Diagnosis/Assessment of Concussion
2. Management of Concussion
3. Sports-related Concussion
4. General Recommendations Regarding Diagnosis/Assessment of Persistent Symptoms
5. General Recommendations Regarding Management of Persistent Symptoms
6. Post-Traumatic Headache
7. Persistent Sleep/Wake Disturbances
8. Persistent Mental Health Disorders
9. Persistent Cognitive Difficulties
10. Persistent Vestibular (Balance/Dizziness) & Vision Dysfunction
11. Persistent Fatigue
12. Return-To-Activity/Work/School Considerations


Supporting Materials:

Sources for the Guideline Recommendations
Full Compilation of Appendices and Tools