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TBI Online Resources:
- United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Injury Prevention & Control: Traumatic Brain Injury
◦ What is a Concussion? A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also occur from a fall or a blow to the body that causes the head and brain to move quickly back and forth. Health care professionals may describe a concussion as a “mild” brain injury because concussions are usually not life-threatening. Even so, their effects can be serious.
• CDC Heads Up to Schools: Fact Sheet for School Nurses
• CDC Heads Up to Schools: Concussion Signs & Symptoms Checklist
• CDC Heads Up to Schools: Returning to School After a Concussion: Fact Sheet for School Professionals
• Pi Beta Phi Rehabilitation Institute: TBI program - the video includes one of the families with whom Project BRAIN has worked: http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/billwilkerson/42246
• Colorado Department of Education: Brain Injury In Children & Youth: A Manual for Educators
• Vanderbilt University Medical Center- Sports Concussion Center: http://www.vanderbilthealth.com/orthopaedics/38467