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Prehospital plasma during air medical transport in trauma patients at risk for hemorrhagic shock. N Engl J Med 2018; 379: 315-326.

Published: 15th October 2018

Authors: Sperry JS, Guyette FX, Brown JB, Yazer MH, Triulzi DJ, Early-Young BJ et al.


Thirty day mortality was reduced from 33 to 23.2 per cent (95 per cent confidence interval of the difference -18.1 to -1%, P=0.03) in his study that included 501 patients. Plasma reduced median prothrombin time-ratio from 1.3 to 1.2, P<0.001.

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