Case studies in prehospital care from London HEMS: pre-hospital administration of prothrombin complex concentrate to the head-injured patient
- Correspondence to Dr Robbie A Lendrum, London's Air Ambulance, Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, The Royal London Hospital, London E1 1BB, UK;
- Received 19 December 2012
- Revised 19 December 2012
- Accepted 3 January 2013
- Published Online First 24 January 2013
A case of pre-hospital administration of prothrombin complex concentrate to a patient anticoagulated with warfarin and with suspected intracranial haemorrhage is described. Effective, early reversal of anticoagulation by the time of arrival at hospital was achieved.