Accession Number:

AD1034119

Title:

Addition of Tranexamic Acid to the Tactical Combat Casualty Care Guidelines 2011-06

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Defense Health Agency/Defense Health Board Falls Church United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2011-09-23

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

Traumatic hemorrhage is the leading cause of preventable death on the battlefield. A comprehensive review of the literature as provided in this report found that the antifibrinolytic tranexamic acid TXA has proven to decrease all cause mortality following major trauma.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE