Such head damage as concussion very often manifests itself in children. Moreover, a head injury (traumatic brain injury) is in the first position in pediatric traumatology, requiring urgent arrival at the hospital and hospitalization.
It is very difficult for an adult to find the differences between a bruise and a concussion, with children it is a little easier. But the severity of the injuries is usually more dangerous precisely for the child, since his body is not yet fully formed, so the probability of injury increases several times. About 100 thousand children from six months to 10 years old are hospitalized every year with brain injuries. Therefore, it is so important to be able to distinguish between the symptoms and signs of concussion in a child.
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