Rapid Auto-Injector Delivery of TXA for Critically Wounded Airmen
Award last edited on: 9/16/22

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Stephen Harhen

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Rx Bandz LLC

1605 Lakecliff Lane Suite 100
Austin, TX 78732
   (617) 827-6253
Location: Single
Congr. District: 25
County: Travis

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Contract Number: FA8649-21-P-1167
Start Date: 4/14/21    Completed: 7/19/21
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MiniJect™ is a versatile intramuscular (IM) auto-injector that is critically important when warfighters require medication, such as Tranexamic Acid (TXA), for excessive bleeding in combat or emergency situations. The DoD, following recommendations from the TCCC, has made a TXA auto-injector Priority #4, to replace current IV delivery. TXA is proven to stop excessive bleeding from battlefield trauma. It is delivered faster, more accurately and reliably intramuscularly (IM) than via intravenous (IV line/bag) which is suboptimal for the chaos on the battlefield. MiniJect™ is the size of a large thumb-drive and easily fits into a pocket or attaches to a belt. Its features - impact resistant, IR/UV-shielded, waterproof – are well suited to austere conditions, including deployed settings and outside the wire operat

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