Repeat CT for anticoagulated patients with mild TBI: Necessary or Pointless?
The Article: Mild brain injury and anticoagulants Campiglio, L. et al. Neurol Clin Pract. 2017 Aug;7(4):296-305. The Big Take-away: Repeat head CT for patients with mild brain injuries who are taking anticoagulation is unnecessary and expensive. So, a patient arrives in your emergency room saying she had a fall at home. Not a particularly bad fall, but a fall nonetheless. She says she was walking into the bathroom and slipped on some water. She reached for the sink, but co