Management of minor head injury in patients receiving oral. - NCBI
Jan 14, 2012. Management of minor head injury in patients receiving oral anticoagulant therapy a prospective study of a 24-hour observation protocol. OBJECTIVE Patients receiving warfarin who experience minor head injury are at risk. Jan 22, 2014. The NICE head injury guidelines 2014 now consider the use of warfarin alone, as an indication for CT-head scan CT within 8 hours, after a. The Washington State Department of Health distributes this Head Injury in. Inclusion criteria The protocol applies to all adult 18 or older warfarin and.
The Anticoagulated Patient with Head Trauma - emDocs
Jan 28, 2016. His wife arrives and states he is on warfarin for his chronic atrial fibrillation. As you can see with the increasing number of head injury patients and increase. Other trauma centers differ in their protocols for managing these. Patients with blunt head trauma on anticoagulation and antiplatelet medications can they. The protocol requiring a second CT scan for all patients on AC/AP.