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nclusion criteria
Trauma patients who have sustained a blunt or penetrating trauma and for whom the traumateam has been activated    
Exclusion criteria
•       Age <18
•       Patients transferred from other hospitals
•       Patients presenting more than 120 minutes after time of injury
•       Patients  who  have  received  more  than  2000  mL  of  intravenous  fluids  prior  to emergency department arrival
•       Patients with burns >5% of their body surface area
•       Patients taking anticoagulant medication other than aspirin (<650mg/day)
•       Patients with a known bleeding diathesis
•       Patients with moderate to severe liver disease (Child’s classification B or C3)