Accession Number : ADA546173


Title :   Treatments for Reversing Warfarin Anticoagulation in Patients with Acute Intracranial Hemorrhage: A Structured Literature Review


Descriptive Note : Journal article


Corporate Author : BROOKE ARMY MEDICAL CENTER FORT SAM HOUSTON TX ARMY SURGICAL RESEARCH UNIT


Personal Author(s) : Bechtel, Brett F ; Nunez, Timothy C ; Lyon, Jennifer A ; Cotton, Bryan A ; Barrett, Tyler W


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a546173.pdf


Report Date : 08 Jul 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 48


Abstract : The acute management of patients on warfarin with spontaneous or traumatic intracranial hemorrhage continues to be debated in the medical literature. The objective of this paper was to conduct a structured review of the medical literature and summarize the advantages and risks of the available treatment options for reversing warfarin anticoagulation in patients who present to the emergency department with acute intracranial hemorrhage.


Descriptors :   *HEMORRHAGE , *ANTICOAGULANTS , MEDICINE , DOCUMENTS , SKULL , TRAUMA , HISTOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES , LITERATURE SURVEYS , EMERGENCIES , PATIENTS


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE