The Canadian Press

2016-09-09 | Concussion Hot Line

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A Toronto doctor specializing in concussion research and treatment has founded a 24-hour hotline as a resource for anyone who may have sustained a head injury. Dr. Neilank Jha (NEEL'-ank JAH) says there's a serious need for more education and information on concussions, which occur when the outside of the brain is bruised by impact with the inner skull. For instance, he says people often don't know that a concussion isn't always caused by a blow to the head. (Jha says the hot line is meant to educate people and help them take proper precautions in the days after a potential head injury.)

Date: 2016-09-09
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << you can imagine how the head can swivel on a pivot back and forth in the brain inside the skull the skull so you don't you know you can make a blow to the chest and create that type of whiplash effect that could cause a concussion >>


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