2021 Head Injury Guidelines for Patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs) – Guideline Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

2021 Head injury Guidelines for Patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs)

2021 Head Injury Guidelines for Patients on Direct Oral Anticoagulants (DOACs): CaseThe American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) published a clinical practice statement in April 2021 addressing the risk of delayed intracranial hemorrhage after a mild traumatic brain injury in patients taking direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs).  What does these 2021 head injury guidelines recommend with regards to routine repeat Head … Read More

Pediatric Head Trauma Guidelines – Guideline Knowledge Check

Andrea Eberly, MD, MS, FAAEMEmergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Guideline Knowledge Check, Internal Medicine, Medical News, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Medicine, Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

Pediatric head trauma guidelines

Pediatric Head Trauma Guidelines for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: CaseThe Brain Trauma Foundation updated their guidelines for severe pediatric traumatic brain injury in 2019. To what degree do these guidelines replace the 2018 Advanced Life Support (ATLS) guidelines on all (mild and severe) traumatic pediatric brain injuries?Today’s Guideline Knowledge Check question comes from the desk of Med-Challenger Emergency Medicine Editor-in-Chief, … Read More