Location
Health Sciences Building, 155 College Street, Room 574
Dates
  • March 13, 2019 from 4:10pm to 5:30pm

enter University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics Seminar Series 2018-19

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get link Speaker: Rebecca Babcock, MBHL, Program Coordinator, Concussion Legacy Foundation Canada

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http://adbbrakes.com/page/17/ Concussion management protocols have been implemented all over the world in a wide arrange of sports to help protect athletes from the claimed short and long-term harms associated with concussion. Yet time and time again – most notably seen in televised professional sporting events – these protocols are not followed and concussed athletes are placed at risk due to the subpar care provided. It is ethically imperative that compliance to already-implemented concussion management protocols is improved. In this seminar, I will first describe concussive injury, the potential short and long-term harms of concussion, and standard concussion management. I will then go on to examine the variables that inhibit concussion management from being properly executed and further ethical implications (besides harm) regarding these attitudes and behaviours. Finally, I will propose ethical and legal frameworks that may help place the focus on caring for the athlete for the sake of the athlete, thereby improving compliance.

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http://rawrevive.com/index.php/sdkolxpwmgctrjq68/8192763504/jzusitebhprl/28155.htm This seminar is free and open to the public. No registration is required. It will also be webcast.

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