Case Number 3575
Request Date 04/04/2014
Completion Date 15/07/2014


Details of the Request

1a. Does your trust's trauma protocol include administration of tranexamic acid to bleeding trauma patients?

1b. If yes, at what date was administration of tranexamic acid added to your trust’s trauma protocol?

2a. In 2013, how many acute trauma patients received a blood transfusion?

2b. Of those, how many were treated with tranexamic acid?

3. In how many fatalities recorded in your trust in 2013 was bleeding trauma identified as the primary cause of death?


Details of the Response

The Trust holds the requested information, but considers it is exempt under section 12 of the Act, as the cost of compliance is estimated to exceed the appropriate limit.