New advice on kids' concussions calls for better tracking

The guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are the first broad evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing and treating children's concussions.
0:55 | 09/04/18

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As summer comes to a close pairings are due at practice or frenzy. Parents of children in contact sports and worry about head injury is very real. The center for disease control and prevention has released updated guidelines working cautions that both parents and doctors should know. According to the new guidelines. Minor head injury she be taken seriously. Children six years and older that experience symptoms like headache nausea or vomiting following a head injury should be seen by a doctor within 48 hours of the injury. For children less than six years old who may have more subtle symptoms go to the doctor as soon as possible story complete exam. The guidelines also encourage close monitoring reevaluation before returning to full activity. And asking as many questions as possible when your child's health is at state. When this medical minute and I'm only Rowell ABC news.

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