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Antifibrinolytic agent tranexamic acid for nasal haemorrhage (epistaxis)

Joseph J, Martinez-Devesa P, Perera R
Published Online: 
8 December 2010
This Cochrane Review is at the protocol stage and there is no abstract or plain language summary. The objectives for the review are as follows:

To determine the effectiveness of tranexamic acid compared with placebo or no additional intervention in the management of patients with epistaxis.

To compare the morbidity and mortality associated with tranexamic acid with that associated with placebo or 'usual care'.