Alan Grayson

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OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate by meta-analysis the current level of evidence in order to establish the impact of a platelet transfusion on survival in patients on pre-injury antiplatelet agents who sustain an intracranial haemorrhage (either spontaneous or traumatic). DESIGN This was a meta-analysis; the MEDLINE Database was searched(More)
INTRODUCTION Anticoagulation abnormalities have been recognized for several decades as potential risk factors for increasing the risk of traumatic intracranial haemorrhage in patients with blunt head trauma. The potential increased risk of death as a consequence has not been fully evaluated. The aim of the study was to perform a meta-analysis in order to(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients on warfarin are increasingly common in an ageing population. Previously published case series and cohort studies have resulted in conflicting conclusions with regard to the risk of fatal intracranial haemorrhage. The aim of this study was to undertake a meta-analysis in order to compare the mortality rate of anticoagulated head injured(More)
BACKGROUND Clinicians are increasingly using social media for professional development and education. In 2012, we developed the St.Emlyn's blog, an open access resource dedicated to providing free education in the field of emergency medicine. OBJECTIVE To describe the development and growth of this international emergency medicine blog. METHOD We(More)
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