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Trauma – TEG, Anti-Fibrinolytics, Key Considerations (Trauma Management for the Non-Trauma Management Audience)

Brian W. Gilbert, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP, Ellen C. Omi, MD, MS, FACS


Brian W. Gilbert, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Residency Program Director, PGY-2 Critical Care
Wesley Medical Center
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor
University of Kansas School of Pharmacy

Ellen C. Omi, MD, MS, FACS
Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Advocate Christ Medical Center
Associate Professor
University of Illinois-Chicago Department of Surgery

Dr. Gilbert, Dr. Omi, and the reviewers who contributed to this activity have no relevant financial relationships of interest to disclose.

Type of Activity: Knowledge-based

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss different components which comprise thromboelastography (TEG).
  • Evaluate appropriate opportunities in which universal administration of tranexamic acid (TXA) may be efficacious.
  • Explain which TEG abnormalities in which targeted reversal therapies may be beneficial.
  • Describe the classification of hemorrhagic shock based on clinical and objective findings.
  • Describe the role of thromboelastography in the care of the injured patient in hemorrhagic shock.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: $10 (or $45 for all 10 courses). For C4 2021 participants who registered for the live program, please use the access code provided to you by email.
Release Date: September 20, 2021 Expiration Date: September 20, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour CE: 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

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