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Risk of Intracerebral Hemorrhage After Head Trauma in an Anticoagulated Patient

Purpose:

To evaluate an anticoagulated patient after head injury for the risk of significant intracerebral hemorrhage.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

I61, S00-S09

Description:

An anticoagulated patient is at risk for serious intracerebral hemorrhage after even minor head injury. A patient may present with normal neurologic findings only to rapidly deteriorate and die.

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