What is HIA? Rugby’s Head Injury Assessment Explained. Throughout the 2020 Six Nations, players will be sent from the field for what is known as a Head Injury Assessment, or HIA. This is a series of checks used in elite rugby (at both professional and Test level) to determine whether or not an athlete is suffering from concussion and may or may not return to the field of play.
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1. The HIA tool is designed to assist Team Doctors assess head injury where the diagnosis is not immediately apparent. 2. A Team Doctor’s clinical suspicion should overrule a ‘negative’ HIA. 3. Return to play decisions remain the responsibility of the Team Doctor, irrespective of the HIA results. 4.
NRL doctor reveals HIA increase. NRL chief medical officer Dr Paul Bloomfield explains why there has been a rise in the amount of head injury assessments this season. Thu 10 May, 2018.
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The HIA assessment is used to provide early recognition and subsequent treatment of traumatic brain injuries – most commonly, concussion.
In a sport like rugby league, some head injuries are unavoidable accidents, but many are avoidable. ... which include heavy fines for teams who disregard the new policies regarding HIA. ...
The use of the free interchange to allow for a Head Injury Assessment (HIA) is in place to allow Clubs to take the time to deliver the medical attention required for possible concussive injuries, without having to use an interchange.