Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Warfarin and the apparent minor head injury.
  1. M Saab,
  2. A Gray,
  3. D Hodgkinson,
  4. M Irfan
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Stockport Infirmary.


    Two cases of patients on warfarin who developed intracranial haematoma after an apparently minor head injury are described. There is a 10-fold increase in the likelihood of developing an intracranial haematoma in these patients. Recommendations are made regarding the management of this type of patient seen in the accident and emergency department.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.