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Recommended Reading: Tranexamic Acid (CRASH-2)

What do you know about¬†tranexamic acid and its use for the treatment of severe hemorrhage? I didn’t know much until recently so I am trying to get up to speed with some reading.

CRASH-2 – Clinical Randomisation of an Antrifibrinolytic in Significant Hemorrhage – website

A Cheap Drug is Found to Save Bleeding Victims

Cartoon (comic strip) to promote tranexamic acid

Cartoon (YouTube video) to promote tranexamic acid

EMCrit blog/podcast on tranexamic acid

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for EMS1.com, JEMS.com, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, EMSWorld.com and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.