Guidelines for acute management of a sports related concussion2

When a player shows ANY symptoms or signs of a concussion:
  1. The player should not be allowed to return to play in the current game or practice.

  2. The player should not be left alone; regular monitoring for deterioration is essential.

  3. The player should be medically evaluated after the injury.

  4. Return to play muct follow a medically supervised stepwise process.