Pulmonary Embolism

Phil Wells, Michael Brown

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEvidence-Based Emergency Medicine
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781405161435
StatePublished - 27 Feb 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Cochrane Library, MEDLINE and EMBASE for systematic reviews and meta-analyses
  • MEDLINE and EMBASE: pulmonary embolism AND (algorithms OR care maps) AND (morbidity OR mortality)
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Strategy for diagnosis of PE using V/Q-PE unlikely or low probability
  • Using diagnostic algorithms
  • Venous thromboembolism (VTE)-deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE)
  • Ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) scan or computerized tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA)

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