HEALTH RESEARCH

Concussion Quiz

By Turley, Ray, BSN, MSN 
 | 
April 08, 2017

What Do You Know About Concussions?

A concussion is caused by a blow or jolt to the head. It is also called a traumatic brain injury. Find out more about concussions by taking this quiz.

1. All symptoms of a concussion show up right after a head injury.
2. When should a high school athlete return to play after a concussion?
3. Which of these is a symptom of a concussion?
4. You can get a concussion without hitting your head.
5. Things that require you to concentrate hard can help you get better after a concussion.
6. People who have had a concussion in the past are more likely to have another one.
7. When should you wear a helmet to protect yourself from head injury?
8. You have been told by your child’s healthcare provider to watch your child at home after a mild head injury. Which of these symptoms should give you cause for concern?

Updated:  

April 08, 2017

Sources:  

Concussion. Ropper AH. New England Journal of Medicine. 2007;356(2):166-72.

Reviewed By:  

Fetterman, Anne, RN, BSN,Shelat, Amit, MD