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HaneySports MedC10

HaneySports Medicine C10

A _________ is an injury to the brain, usually from the head being hit and the brain shaken. Concussion
Once a diagnosis is made, the athlete should be monitored for ___ hours and carefully evalutated on a regular basis for at least ____ week. 24 hours; 1 week
TRUE or FALSE After a head injury, an athlete must be cleared by a physician before returning to play or practice. TRUE
Concussions are classified as _____, _____, and ____ depending on the amount of damage to the brain. Mild, Moderate, Severe
This type of concussion is the most difficult to recognize and judge because they may suffer this concussion without an loss of conciousness. Mild Concussion
What does LOC stand for? Loss of Conciousness
This concussion may have loss of conciousness lasting for several seconds up to, but less than 5 minutes. Moderate Concussion
This concussion may leave the athlete with a prolonged loss of conciousness over 5 minutes. Severe Concussion
What does Antegrade mean? After the injury has occurred.
What does Retrograde mean? Before the injury occurred.
Rapid swelling and herniation of brain due to trauma following unresolved head injury. (50% MORTALITY RATE) Post Concussion Syndrome or Seconday Impact Syndrome
Most common athletic head injury that results in fatalities. Subdural Hematoma
There are 4 types of intracranial hemorrhage that can and may be fatal. What are they? Epidiural, Subdural, Intracerebral, and Subarachnoid
This Hematoma is usually the most rapidly progressing intracranial hemorrhage and can reach fatal size in 30 to 60 minutes. Epidural Hematoma
This Hematoma may continue to develop over a period of days or weeks and the athlete will often complain that things are "not quite right". Subdural Hematoma
With this injury, the bleeding is into the brain and is usually from a torn artery. Intracerebral Hematoma
Surgery is not usually required for this injury because bleeding is superficial. Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
What is the medical term for a nosebleed? Epistaxis
A common name for this injury is "burner" or "stinger". Cervical Nerve Stretch Syndrome (Brachial Plexus)
The brain is protected from trauma by the bones of the ____. Skull
What are the first 7 bones of the vertebrae called? Cervical Vertebrae
Created by: mhtgroup



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