Parents, along with teachers, coaches, school nurses, psychologists, and athletic trainers play a crucial role in a child's treatment and recovery from a suspected concussion, especially the all-important decisions about when to return to school ("return to learn") and everyday social and home activity, and, in most cases, to sports.
But what, exactly
, is the parent's role? Here's a 10-point checklist.
1. Regularly and closely monitor your child for first 24 to 48 hours.