Tuesday, 1 November 2016

First Aid for Concussion

Concussions or concussion in the head are generally caused by the action of striking together and it is also called as a mild brain injury, mild head injury, mild traumatic brain injury or minor head trauma, though concussion is a minor problem. However, it is frequently addressed as the head injury. It may cause different physical, emotional and cognitive symptoms. Here under know more about the concussion symptoms and first aid of head injury.


Symptoms of Concussion


The person may become unconscious right after the injury.

He or she may through the state of nausea or dizziness.

It could lead to the loss of memory sometimes.

It may cause normal to severe headache.

In some cases, the person may have a double vision. 

First aid for Concussion - First Aid of Head Injury


If at all the person becomes conscious, it is necessary to check the breathing, pulse and airway. 

They should be kept in the recovery position.

Call for an ambulance if the injury is hard or the person does not come to consciousness for a long time.

Later artificial ventilation may be required if necessary.

If the person becomes in a conscious state, lie the person down and check if the condition improves. 

If there is any serious injury or a blow to the head, it is necessary to take them for the medical care immediately without wasting the time.

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