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Practice-Changing: Tranexamic Acid Reduces the Risk of Head Injury-related Death in Patients with Mild-to-moderate Head Injury

15 Oct, 2019 | 10:56h | UTC

Effects of tranexamic acid on death, disability, vascular occlusive events and other morbidities in patients with acute traumatic brain injury (CRASH-3): a randomised, placebo-controlled trial – The Lancet (free)

Commentaries: CRASH-3: a win for patients with traumatic brain injury – The Lancet (free) AND Global trial is first clear evidence that a widely available drug reduces head injury deaths – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (free) AND PulmCrit- Tranexamic acid for traumatic brain injury (CRASH3) (free) AND CRASH-3! – Emergency Medicine Literature of Note (free) AND Head injuries: Cheap drug ‘could save thousands of lives a year’ – BBC (free) AND Common drug could prevent thousands of head injury deaths – The Guardian (free)

Related: Evidence Review: Tranexamic Acid (TXA) for Everything that Bleeds? (free resources on the subject)


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