….. emergency assistance is required.
A head injury has taken place, but you are unsure about the severity of the damage occurring. If at all concerned or unsure, seek medical advice immediately.
A person gets up quickly, apparently uninjured after banging their head, whether on the sports field, at a traffic incident or following a violent act, should be monitored closely. If any of the conditions in the list below are evident, then medical advice should be sought. The following is a checklist for when medical assistance should be sought urgently following a head injury occurring.
Tomorrow we will look at how to manage a person with a head injury.
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