Tranexamic Acid

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What's in this tutorial?

In this tutorial you will learn about the use of Tranexamic Acid during haemorrhage, trauma and as prophylaxis during surgery of various specialties. As well as its mechanisms of action, dosing and its side effects.


Learn about Tranexamic Acid and its use in surgery.

Target Audience

This tutorial was designed for anaesthesia professionals and other appropriate healthcare providers. 

Varied activities

Written lectures, illustrations and quizzes.




1 hour

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  • This WFSA tutorial offers opportunities for CME/CPD activity.

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Certificate of Completion
Course instructors

Dr.Charlotte Earnshaw and 
Dr. Melanie Poole

Dr. Charlotte Earnshaw is an Anaesthetic Speciality trainee at NHS Trust, North Bristol, UK.
Dr. Melanie Poole is a Locum Consultant Anaesthetist at NHS Trust, North Bristol, UK.

This course is provided by WFSA

The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) is the foremost global alliance of anaesthesiologists, with 133 Member Societies representing over 140 countries and 500,000 anaesthesiologists worldwide.

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