Guidance Document for the Prehospital Use of Tranexamic Acid in Injured Patients.

@article{Fischer2016GuidanceDF,
  title={Guidance Document for the Prehospital Use of Tranexamic Acid in Injured Patients.},
  author={Peter E. Fischer and Eileen M. Bulger and Debra G Perina and Theodore R. Delbridge and Mark L. Gestring and Mary E Fallat and David V. Shatz and Jay Joseph Doucet and Micha{\"e}l Levy and Lance E Stuke and Scott P. Zietlow and Jeffrey M. Goodloe and Wayne E Vanderkolk and Adam D. Fox and Nels D. Sanddal},
  journal={Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors},
  year={2016},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={557-9}
}
Tranexamic acid (TXA) is being administered already in many prehospital air and ground systems. Insufficient evidence exists to support or refute the prehospital administration of TXA, and results are pending from several prehospital studies currently in progress. We have created this document to aid agencies and systems in best practices for TXA administration based on currently available best evidence. This document has been endorsed by the American College of Surgeons-Committee on Trauma… CONTINUE READING
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