There are some great new educational tools Apple’s app store that provide information and resources regarding concussions and traumatic brain injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury Updates by Dan Gardner, MD, lists abstracts of up-to-date peer-reviewed articles about TBIs.
Concussion by SportSafety Labs, LLC lists possible signs of a concussion, provides helpful tools to evaluate whether or not a concussion has occurred, and will even call an ambulance via 911 and send your location to emergency services.
Like Concussion, Concussion Recognition and Response by PAR, Inc. is a tool for coaches and parents that helps to evaluate symptoms of a sports- related concussion. It also provides post-concussion guides for monitoring recovery and returning to the playing field safely.
All of these apps can be accessed via smartphone from the sidelines or at the scene of an accident.