Head Injuries - Totum

Post by: / May 28, 2015

Head Injuries

Download and print the injury report form here.

What should you do if you think a player has had a concussion?
Seek medical advice if a person has symptoms and/or signs of a concussion after a blow to the head or body. Without proper management, a concussion can result in permanent problems and seriously affect one’s quality of life.
If you think you have had a concussion, tell a doctor, family member, friend, teammate, or coach.

For your medical doctor / pediatrician — print this assessment tool and bring it with you: Adult / Child
For the Athlete — both parent and athlete to read this

For a second or third concussion or a severe concussion with lasting symptoms:
Have your physician refer you to
Karen M. Johnston, MD, Ph.D, FRCSC, FACS
Neurosurgeon
Division of Neurosurgery
University of Toronto
Concussion Management Program AESM
Phone: 416-800-0800

Here are some other resources tailored to different requirements
Things to Know About Concussions
Return to Play Guidelines
Concussion Guidelines for Teachers
Concussion Guidelines for Athletes
Concussion Guidelines for Parents
Concussion Guidelines for Coaches