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Children: Post Concussion Rest Essential

A recent Globe and Mail article outlined conclusions of a new study which suggests that children need more rest post-concussion compared to adults. As a result of this study, doctors have designed a new set of guidelines for handling pediatric concussion for children from ages 5 -18.

ABI Victims: Character Trait Changes

Following a head injury, an individual will frequently experience changes in their normal personality. Brainline.org published an article examining how an individuals behaviour and emotions can be significantly altered after sustaining a brain injury even years after the injuries occurred.

June: Brain Injury Awareness Month

Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers would like to remind everyone that June is recognized as National Brain Injury Awareness Month. The Brain Injury Association of Canada designated June as Brain Injury Awareness Month to assist with creating more awareness across Canada as to the effects and causes of an acquired brain injury. Statistics demonstrate that in Canada brain injury is the number one killer of those 44 years old and younger. Furthermore they indicate that incidences are two times greater within the males compared to females. Automobile accidents, sports injuries, cycling accidents, falls, strokes, tumors, aneurysms, and other non-degenerative conditions are all leading causes of acquired Brain Injury in Canada.

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