So we now have our second case. A 76 year old gentleman had been admitted under the surgeons with a haematemesis and a perforated duodenal ulcer. The surgeons would like to take him to theatre within the next hour.
The patient has a history of AF and is on dabigatran.
What would you advise the surgical team? The patient is going to HDU following theatre, what about their post operative management? Do you need any more information?
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