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How long would someone who has broken bones, and a concussion have to stay in the hospital?

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Dr. John Moor
Sports Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Usually not at all

Concussions do not mandate hospital stays.
Brain bleeding does. Concussion severity varies and neurological checks at home may be required hourly for the first night or so. It should be followed by a neurologist. Broken bones come in many forms and severities. Most do not require hospitalization. Pain control, compartment syndrome, open fractures, etc may require hospitalization.

In brief: Usually not at all

Concussions do not mandate hospital stays.
Brain bleeding does. Concussion severity varies and neurological checks at home may be required hourly for the first night or so. It should be followed by a neurologist. Broken bones come in many forms and severities. Most do not require hospitalization. Pain control, compartment syndrome, open fractures, etc may require hospitalization.
Dr. John Moor
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Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

There are no pre-set guidelines.
The duration of the hospital stay is determined by your the treatment required for both the concussion and the fractures in addition to the unique barriers that those injuries pose to your safe return home, such as pain control an ambulatory challenges.

In brief: It depends

There are no pre-set guidelines.
The duration of the hospital stay is determined by your the treatment required for both the concussion and the fractures in addition to the unique barriers that those injuries pose to your safe return home, such as pain control an ambulatory challenges.
Dr. Robert Purchase
Dr. Robert Purchase
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