For Professionals

Concussions

The following are useful guidelines and resources on concussion care and mild traumatic brain injury.

ABI Resources in Toronto and the GTA (Revised February 2018)
Listing of clinics/programs in the GTA with expertise in managing concussion symptoms

Concussions: Key Recommendations for Health Care Professionals (Revised September 2016)
Key recommendations for managing or referring patients based on the provincial guidelines for concussion care

Concussion Resource Card (November 2012)
Brief resource for clinicians on assessing medical fitness to drive and return to play guidelines

Guidelines for Concussion/mTBI and Persistent Symptoms (Third Edition – for adults) (2018)
ONF guidelines to diagnosing and managing concussion/mTBI and treating persistent symptoms

ONF Standards for Post-Concussion Care (2017)
Standards and resources for post-concussion care from diagnosis to interdisciplinary concussion clinic

ONF Living Guidelines for Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion (2019)
Guidelines for diagnosing and managing pediatric concussion

Concussion resource website from health charity, Parachute
Evidence-based resources on the recognition and management of concussions, including concussion guidelines, SCAT5 and Child SCAT5 assessment tools

Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport (2016)
Developed at the 5th International Conference on Concussion in Berlin

Concussions Ontario
Resources for health care professionals, researchers and those interested in concussion/mTBI practice and policy