Summary of What is New
May 2021: Two new peer reviewed publications sharing recommendations and our knowledge translation methodology
1. Key recommendations for general pediatricians and family doctors
2. Guideline knowledge translation research
Resources for Youth (Released May 2021)
In collaboration with youth who have experienced concussion, we have developed two resources that share information about what to do if you have a concussion and how to approaching returning to school after concussion. These two resources have been designed for use by youth and offer a series of recommendations to help children and adolescents with concussion recover safely and return to school and other activities that they enjoy.
- See Community Resources for a list of resources for youth, families, coaches, and teachers
Clinical Recommendations: Telemedicine and Virtual Care Concussion Considerations
(Released March 2021)
We are pleased to share a new set of clinical recommendations for health care professionals that includes considerations for telemedicine and virtual concussion care.
Family Version of the Guideline- English and French
- The family version of the guideline is a Q & A format pdf designed for use by parents/caregivers and offers a series of recommendations to help children and adolescents with concussion recover safely and return to their everyday life.
- Download the pdf: The Living Guideline Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion Family Version
- See Community Resources for a list of resources for families, coaches, and teachers
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Tweets with information pertaining to the Living Guideline will be shared with the following hashtag:
#LivingGuidelinePedsConcussion and (previous) #ONFpeds
- Christine Provvidenza talks about her role as a Knowledge Translation (KT) Practitioner: https://youtu.be/myNzzwnVwEA?l
- September 13, 2019 Globe and Mail. Bill Cohen. New concussion guidelines for physicians, parents, advise less rest, more activity when recuperating
- September 11, 2019. University of Toronto Research News. U of T researcher calls for end to ‘bedroom jail’ with new pediatric concussion guideline