Podcast #12: TXA in the ED

Run Time: 3 minutestraneamic-new

Author: Dr. Nicholas Hatch

Educational Pearls:

  • TXA is short for tranexamic acid.
  • Most often use in the ED is with severe bleeding or problematic bleeding associated with trauma.
  • Crash II trial determined the benefit of TXA is only applicable for about three hours after a trauma.
  • Typical dosing is 1 gram in the first ten minutes and 1 gram over the next eight hours.

Link to Podcast: http://medicalminute.madewithopinion.com/txa-in-the-ed/ 

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