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Does clopidogrel increase morbidity and mortality after minor head injury
  1. Richard Parris, Consultant in Emergency Medicine,
  2. Zia Hassan, Registrar in Emergency Medicine, Hope Hospital
  1. Royal Bolton Hospital

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    A short cut review was carried out to establish whether patients who are on clopidogrel and suffer a minor head injury have an increase in morbidity and/or mortality. Four papers had some data relevant to the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses of these papers are tabulated. The clinical bottom line is that there is insufficient evidence to state …

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