/R E P E A T/ - Media invitation - The Montreal Children's Hospital teams up with a player from The Montreal Canadiens



    Launch Concussion Program and Concussion KiT aimed at preventing brain
    injuries, raising awareness of symptoms and ensuring a safe return to
    sports

    MONTREAL, Nov. 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Troy Aikman, Steve Young, Pat
Lafontaine, Eric Lindros, careers constantly interrupted and cut short by
concussions. What will Patrice Bergeron's future hold? Who will be next?
    Professional athletes aren't the only ones sidelined by concussions; Kids
are also affected by this form of brain injury . Concussions are frequently
sustained while participating in many types of sports and recreational
activities.
    For this reason, the Trauma experts at The Montreal Children's Hospital
of the MUHC invite you to a press conference to launch their newly expanded
Concussion and Return to Sports Program and their innovative Concussion KiT.
They will also share their plans to raise awareness about how to prevent,
treat and recover from a concussion. During the press conference, the MCH will
introduce the Montreal Canadiens player who will be teaming up with the
Hospital to promote their trauma and injury prevention awareness campaign.

    
    WHEN:    Monday December 3 at 3 p.m.

    WHERE:   The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC
             Amphitheatre
             2300 Tupper Street (corner Atwater)

    WHO:     Debbie Friedman, Director- MCH Trauma Programs
             Carlo Galli, Trauma Coordinator -Concussion /Return to Sports
             Program
             Montreal Canadiens Player
             Children who have sustained a concussion will be on hand to
             answer questions
    




For further information:

For further information: Lisa Dutton, Manager, Public Relations and
Communications, The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC, (514) 412-4307


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