Christina Dochtermann & Kristy Lavinsky invite you to join them for...
Presented by Victor Khabie, MD, Jim Dwyer, MD and Anna Alshansky, MD
According to the CDC, emergency department visits for sports and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries including concussions among children and adolescents increased by 60 percent over the past decade.
To address these issues in our community, Dr. Victor Khabie, Dr. Jim Dwyer, Dr. Anna Alshansky and Adam Cohen, PT, DPT will share what parents, coaches and athletic trainers need to know about concussions including the signs and symptoms, what happens when your child has to be evaluated and how to manage the injury.
The following will be discussed:
• What is a concussion; signs and symptoms; and on-field management of head injuries.
• Evaluation of head injury in the emergency department; assessment for associated injuries - spinal injury, facial fractures, & other trauma; when to obtain imaging of the brain; and understanding when injuries are more serious than a concussion.
• What happens during a pediatric neurology consultation and when there is need for further testing.
• Principals of management of concussions and the short-term and long-term complications of concussions.
Northern Westchester Hospital
400 East Main Street
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
North Building, Conference Rooms C & D
What is the NWH Speaker Series?
Get to know Northern Westchester Hospital's amazing medical staff as its experts speak on topics that they know best. Learn what the Hospital can do to serve your needs and take control of your and your family's health and wellness. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and educate yourself on topics that interest you and directly relate to your life. The Speakers Series is an initiative of the Northern Westchester Hospital Foundation.
[ * Enjoy hassle-free parking in the NEW parking garage by the Emergency Room and walk over to the North Building ]
Thanks to Our Speaker Series Committee Katy Bray * Leah DeSantis * Lara DiCorpo * Amy Ferguson * Doris Freedman *
Jennifer Gefsky * Emily Hanlon *Christine McKenney *Gretchen Menzies * Amy Oringel * Keri O'Shea * Meredith Scully * Kerry Tomson *
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