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Intern Content - Pulmonary Embolism
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Characteristics
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Management
Compression Ultrasound (CUS) with Doppler
Heparin for Acute Management
Warfarin for Long-term Management
Wells' Criteria for Pulmonary Embolism
Clinical Symptoms of DVT (+3)
Pulmonary Embolism Most Likely Diagnosis (+3)
Immobilization > 3 Days (+1.5)
Previous DVT or PE (+1.5)
> 6 = High
2-6 = Moderate
< 2 = Low
Pulmonary Embolism Causes
FAT BAT Mnemonic
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Central Venous Lines
Pulmonary Embolism Presentation and Diagnosis
Sudden onset Shortness of Breath (S.O.B.)
Pleuritic Chest Pain
Gold Standard: CT Pulmonary Angiography
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