EMS Timely Tips: Tranexamic Acid (TXA) use in Pediatric Trauma

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EMS Timely Tips: Tranexamic Acid (TXA) use in Pediatric Trauma

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Document Type

Podcast

Hosts

Andrew Wilner

Featured Speaker

Jennifer Flint, MD

Length of Episode

11:41

Description

Massive transfusion protocols have become vital tools used within trauma centers across the country. Appropriately so, as many emergency providers know that hemorrhage is the most common cause of death within the first hour of arrival to a trauma center. Most recently, a medication called Tranexamic Acid or TXA has been found to assist in life-saving measures for trauma victims in both the pre-hospital setting and the emergency department. But is TXA a recommended medication for kids? This podcast segment highlights the safe use of TXA in pediatric traumas and beyond.

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Publication Date

3-23-2022

Disciplines

Pediatrics

EMS Timely Tips: Tranexamic Acid (TXA) use in Pediatric Trauma

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