Abstract:BACKGROUND: There is wide variability of transfusion practices for children with hemorrhagic injuries across trauma centers. We are planning a multicenter, randomized clinical trial evaluating tranexamic acid in children with hemorrhage. Standardization of transfusion practices across sites is important to minimize confounding. Therefore, we sought to generate consensus-based transfusion guidelines for the trial.
METHODS:We used a modified Delphi process utilizing a multi-site, multi-disciplinary panel of expe…
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