TXA

Tranexamic Acid – TXA

The number of attempts remaining is 4

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All ALS organizations are required to conduct a 100% review of all prehospital TXA administrations.

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In the CRASH 2 study there was an increase in the mortality rate for patients who received TXA greater than 3 hours after the traumatic event.

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TXA leads to the formation of fibrin which is the ‘mesh’ that impedes blood flow for the formation of a clot.

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TXA is a synthetic amino acid (lysine) that blocks plasminogen from being converted to the enzyme plasmin (the enzyme that halts the clotting process)?

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Which of the following is a possible side effect of TXA:

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Which of the following is the correct procedure for administration of TXA

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What is the correct dose of TXA:

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Which one of the following is not a contraindication for administration of TXA:

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Which of the following is an indication for administration of TXA under Nor-Cal EMS standing order treatment protocol:

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What is the minimum patient age for administration of TXA under Nor-Cal EMS standing order treatment protocol?

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Which one of the following describes the mechanism of action of TXA

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Which one of the following is not a contributing factor to trauma-associated hyperfibrinolysis:

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The coagulation process is sometimes described as a ‘cascade’ because chemicals called clotting factors prompt reactions that activate additional clotting factors

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Which of the following is not one of the three steps/items needed to achieve hemostasis:

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