Head Injury Signs and Symptoms
If your child sustains a head injury at school you will be notified. You may have to pick up your child and have him/her evaluated by your health care provider or at the emergency room. Here are some of the symptoms that may indicate a need for further evaluation:
· Nausea and / or vomiting
· Trouble with vision: double vision, blurred vision, unequal pupils
· Weakness or numbness of arms or legs, falling down or trouble with walking
· Unusual behavior or being confused, dizziness or irregular breathing
If the student can return to school
Diagnosis and severity of the injury
Any restrictions or modifications that are needed for the school day.
If the student is removed from Physical Education for more than 5 school days, a second MD evaluation will be required to begin the return-to-play procedure.