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Canadian Concussion Guidelines

Safe Sport and Health
Injury Prevention
Updated July 20, 2020
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As part of a national project to harmonize concussion guidelines and protocols, Parachute Canada led the development of the Canadian Concussion Guidelines. Harmonized protocols will better equip coaches, officials, athletes, parents, and medical professionals with information that is consistent and based on evidence.

The recommendations include:

  1. Pre-season education
  2. Head Injury Recognition
  3. On-site Medical Assessments
  4. Medical Assessments
  5. Concussion Management
  6. Multidisciplinary Concussion Care
  7. Return to Sport