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The risks of minor head injury in the warfarinised patient.
  1. A P Volans
  1. Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Scarborough Hospital, UK.


    The risk factors affecting intracranial haemorrhage in warfarinised patients are described and an attempt made to calculate the risk of haemorrhage in warfarinised patients with minor head injuries. Using the data from studies of patients with spontaneous haemorrhage while taking warfarin, guidelines for treatment and given and the likely outcome predicted.

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