You should go to the emergency clinic.

Child’s Symptoms

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* Also check the “Altered Consciousness” section.

Preparing to go to the emergency clinic

Let’s prepare the items you will take to the hospital

  • □ Health insurance card
  • □ Medical expenses deduction certificate (infant)
  • □ Maternal and Child Handbook
  • □ Medication Handbook
  • □ Body temperature tracking notes
  • □ Change of clothes, diapers
  • □ Money

Let’s be careful when going to the hospital

  • 1. Check sources of fire before leaving home!
  • 2. Don't forget to close your door!
  • 3. Watch out for traffic accidents!

Nursing points for strong hit to the head

  • If there is bleeding, press hard with a dry towel.
  • Try not to shake or hit your child’s body.

At your visit, let your doctor know

  • What was the cause? (For example: fell, tripped, bumped, etc.)
  • Where was the location of the fall/tripping? (For example: carpet, tatami, concrete, soil, gravel path, etc.)
  • From what height did your child fall? (For example: from a 1m horizontal bar, etc.)

>>Return to the check screen for Strong hit to the head

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