Teen Life 411: I Have a Concussion. Now What?, 1st Edition

  • Judy Monroe Peterson
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508171971
  • ISBN-13: 9781508171973
  • DDC: 617.4
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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About

Overview

In 2002, Dr. Bennet Omalu discovered Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in former athlete Mike Webster. Since then, doctors and medical organizations from around the world have been working hard to raise awareness about the seriousness and long-term effects of concussions. In this insightful volume, readers can learn the signs of a concussion, what to do if they or a friend have experienced one, and how to cope on the path to recovery. Special sidebar features, such as the ten great questions for a patient to ask his or her doctor, make this guide a great carry-along companion for anyone suffering from the effects of a concussion.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The Nitty-Gritty on Concussions.
2: Causes: Sports and Beyond.
3: Testing and Diagnosis.
4: Consequences.
5: Healing the Brain.
6: Today and the Future.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.