Tranexamic acid for the management of bleeding: a review of the clinical effectiveness and guidelines

CADTH
Record ID 32014000137
English
Authors' recomendations: Overall, there is evidence to suggest treatment with tranexamic acid reduces mortality from trauma related bleeding. In addition, subgroup analysis suggests treatment with 3 hours of trauma is associated with decreased mortality. However, treatment beyond three hours of trauma may be associated with an increased risk of death.
Details
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2013
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Canada
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Tranexamic Acid
  • Time Factors
  • Survival Rate
Contact
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