Concussion - child - discharge

Mild brain injury in children - discharge; Brain injury in children - discharge; Mild traumatic brain injury in children - discharge; Closed head injury in children - discharge; TBI in children - discharge

Your child was treated for a concussion. This is a mild brain injury that can result when the head hits an object or a moving object strikes the head. It can affect how your child's brain works for a while. It may also have made your child lose consciousness for a short time. Your child may have a bad headache.

At home, follow the health care provider's instructions on how to care for your child. Use the information below as a reminder.

When Your Child was in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home

When Your Child First Goes Home

Returning to School

When to Call the Doctor