New Syncope in Elderly Guidelines

After advice from the Coroners Narrative verdict today, there is been a slight alteration to the Pathway. Under refer to Medics, 

"CT brain before anticoagulant treatment if any evidence of head injury"

Which obviously goes for any anticoagulation administration even beyond transient loss of consciousness patients (who may rarely need ACS treatment) .

 

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