Monitoring anticoagulated patients who suffer head injury
Prospective, multi-centre, pragmatic observational cohort study
Professor Suzanne Mason
Dr. Matt Reed
Mason S, Kuczawski M, Teare M, Stevenson M, Holmes M, Ramlakhan S, Goodacr S, Morris F, Harper R: THE AHEAD STUDY: MANAGING ANTICOAGULATED PATIENTS WHO SUFFER HEAD INJURY. Emergency Medicine Journal (2014);31:775
This is a study looking at incidence and risk factors for poor ankle functional recovery, and the development and progression of post-traumatic ankle osteoarthritis after significant ankle ligament injury.
SALI study - Significant Ankle Ligament Injury
Patients commonly present to the Emergency Department with epistaxsis (nose bleed). Standard first aid measures such as applying pressure can often stem bleeding however in more severe cases of epistaxsis further treatment is required.
Novel Use of Tranexamic Acid to Reduce the Need for Nasal Packing