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Effect of tranexamic acid on mortality in patients with traumatic bleeding: prespecified analysis of data from randomised controlled trial.

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OBJECTIVES: To examine whether the effect of tranexamic acid on the risk of death and thrombotic events in patients with traumatic bleeding varies according to baseline risk of death. To assess the extent to which current protocols for treatment with tranexamic acid maximise benefits to patients. DESIGN: Prespecified stratified analysis of data from an international multicentre randomised controlled trial (the CRASH-2 trial) with an estimation of the proportion of premature deaths that could ...

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10.1136/bmj.e5839

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Roberts, I More by this author
Prieto-Merino, D More by this author
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Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
345
Issue:
7877
Pages:
e5839
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
URN:
uuid:c1be58fd-5180-48f4-b05f-7123a057a543
Source identifiers:
355446
Local pid:
pubs:355446

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