Recommendation ID
NICE recommends further research in using viscoelastometric testing in the emergency control of bleeding after trauma and during postpartum haemorrhage to assess its effectiveness compared with standard laboratory testing. NICE recommends that outcomes should include, but may not be limited to, bleeding outcomes, mortality, duration of hospital or intensive care unit stay, transfusion rates and volumes transfused.
Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Detecting, managing and monitoring haemostasis: viscoelastometric point‑of‑care testing (ROTEM, TEG and Sonoclot systems)
Date issued
August 2014

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 15/10/2014