Lesson Plan – Head Injury

Picture the scene…

You see a patient who has had a clash of heads whilst playing football. They think they might have blacked out…

Learning Objective

In this session we will cover the anatomy and physiology and clinical management of patients with head injury.

RCEM Curriculum

CAP18 – Head Injury

Task 1 – Listen

Task 2 – Read

Task 3 – Discuss

Task 4 – Summary

Task 5 – Reflect

References and Further Reading

  1. The Assessment of Orientation Following Concussion in Athletes Maddocks D, Dicker G, Saling M. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine (1995)
  2. The Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 5th Edition (SCAT5) Echemendia R, Meeuwisse W, McCrory P. Br J Sports Med (2017)