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Journal Review

Immediate + Delayed ICH in Patients on Warfarin or Clopidogrel

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Warfarin and clopidogrel are two commonly prescribed anticoagulant medications, and based on previous studies, patients taking either of these medications who suffer blunt head trauma are at an increased risk for traumatic intracranial hemorrhage (ICH).
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Journal Review

Isolated Scalp Hematoma in Peds Minor Head Trauma

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There are more than 450,000 Emergency Department presentations each year for children with blunt head trauma. 25% of visits for blunt head trauma are in children less than 24 months of age.
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Traumatic Ocular Injuries

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Serious traumatic eye injuries are relatively uncommon but it is vital to recognize them and rapidly initiate management.
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Jeffrey Dela Cruz, MD