Head Injuries - what to watch for. when to go to doctor. when to go to er. Not sure about children but for adults symptoms can come on days to weeks after hitting head. Best to consult with brain injury rehab center if possible.
Rest has long been the cornerstone of concussion treatment. For sports-related head injuries, for example, current guidelines say children should avoid returning to play -- and all other physical activity -- until all concussion symptoms such as headaches are gone. New research however, suggests those who exercise within a week of injury, regardless of symptoms, have nearly half the rate of concussion symptoms that linger more than a month.
New Guidelines For The Initial Management Of Head Injury READ MORE: https://www.worldnewsmd.com/Article/Orthopedics/New-Guidelines-For-The-Initial-Management-Of-Head-Injury #HeadInjury #Criteria #MedicalNews
Anyone who has a head injury should be watched closely for signs of a concussion, even if the person feels OK. An undiagnosed concussion can put someone at risk for brain damage. For more information on concussions visit KidsHealth.org