Accident and Emergency

You're much more likely to die from illness or old age (at the moment!) but it's still worth minimising your chances of dying from the unexpected.

About 50 people die every day in the UK of "external causes" - accidents, falls and assaults - which gives you a one in a million chance of not making it to tomorrow. Coincidentally (or maybe because of it's applicable size) this is also the definition of a micromort.

Draft page - more coming soon.

Read more about: Medical Alert IDs.


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Widely available drug with great outcomes

BBC - 15-Oct-2019

According to an international study Tranexamic acid improves patient survival rates if given early


Japanese researchers developed artificial blood

Asahi - 29-Sep-2019

Artificial blood has been effective in experiments on rabbits


Hospital sepsis deaths 'jump by a third'

BBC - 03-Aug-2018

The causes of this sudden increase remain unclear and hospital records are not helping

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