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<< Intracerebral Hemorrhage In Anticoagulated Patients: Evidence-Based Emergency Department Management (Stroke CME)

Disposition And Transport

ICH patients should be admitted to an intensive care unit, ideally a neurological intensive care unit (NICU). Non-NICU admission has been associated with higher mortality than NICU admission. (OR, 3.4; 95% CI, 1.65-7.6).168 Other factors that contribute to higher inhospital mortality rate are lower GCS score at presentation, fewer ICH patients admitted to a particular ICU, and smaller ICUs.168

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