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Major trauma: assessment and initial management [NG39]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Recommendation: 1.5.4

Use intravenous tranexamic acid as soon as possible in patients with major trauma and active or suspected active bleeding.

What was measured: Proportion of injured patients given tranexamic acid in under 3 hours.
Data collection end: December 2017
Number that met the criteria: 608 / 661
Area covered: Regional
Source: Marsden, M. E. R., Rossetto, A., Duffield, C. A. B. et al. (2019) Prehospital tranexamic acid shortens the interval to administration by half in Major Trauma Networks: A service evaluation. Emergency Medicine Journal

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