Author: Laura

CRASH-4 Recommended for NIHR Funding!
January 12, 2023 Uncategorized Laura

After having recruited over 700 CRASH-4 participants, we are delighted to announce that CRASH-4 has been recommended for funding by the NIHR-HTA programme! Whatever your involvement has been in the trial up to this point, it wouldn’t have been possible to reach this stage without you so thank you! This means that we can now

Injured Women Half as Likely as Men to Receive Tranexamic Acid
May 20, 2022 Uncategorized Laura

New research has found that female trauma patients are half as likely as men to receive tranexamic acid – even though the treatment is equally effective regardless of sex. This highlights the urgent need to improve equity in trauma care. Read the full article here.

Cost-effectiveness of TXA for older adults experiencing mild traumatic brain injury
May 6, 2022 Uncategorized Laura

Mild traumatic brain injury in older adults is a huge problem in the UK. Finding out if tranexamic acid improves outcomes is well worth the cost according to recent economic modelling. The CRASH-4 trial will answer this important question. Read the full article here.

Innovative Research Car Initiative at South Central Ambulance Service
March 9, 2022 Uncategorized Laura

A pioneering initiative at South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) is seeing research paramedics attend potentially eligible CRASH-4 patients in dedicated research cars. We know TXA is more effective the earlier it is given, and the research cars allow eligible patients to be attended rapidly and recruited as quickly as possible. Click here to read the