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Table 3 Diagnostics used to rapidly assess, manage and monitor haemostatic disorders/coagulopathy after trauma

From: Diversity in clinical management and protocols for the treatment of major bleeding trauma patients across European level I Trauma Centres

   No. of centres %
Laboratory tests Haemoglobin 6 100
Base excess/deficit (BE/BD) 6 100
Platelet count 5 83.3
Fibrinogen (quantitative) 5 83.3
PT/INR/Quick 5 83.3
aPTT 4 66.7
Haematocrit 2 33.3
Fibrinogen (functional) 2 33.3
Platelet function (e.g. Aggregometry) 1 16.7
Imaging measure FAST Ultrasound 6 100
Imaging (CT) 6 100
Point-of-care diagnostic Lactate 5 83.3
pH 5 83.3
Ionised Calcium 3 50
Viscoelastic tests (TEG/ROTEM) 3 50
Scoring Scoring systems (e.g. TASH) 1 16.7