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Acute pulmonary embolism and investigations

Clive Handler and Gerry Coghlan

in Pulmonary Hypertension

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Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199572564
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191755590 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572564.003.028

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Acute pulmonary embolism and investigations

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Clinical features of acute PE - Clinical decision rules - Imaging for suspected acute PE - Treatment of DVT - Treatment of acute PE - Prevention and screening - DVT of the arm - Phlegmasia cerulea dolens - Pregnancy and VTE - Further reading

Chapter.  2348 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine

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