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Pulmonary Embolism - PE - Further resources and references

  1. Pulmonary embolism in pregnancy García de Tena J, Puche Paniagua JJ and García JG. The Lancet 2010; 375(9728): 1777-1778

  1. Excluding Pulmonary Embolism at the bedside without diagnostic imaging: management of patients with suspected pulmonary embolism presenting to the Emergency Department by using a simple clinical model and d dimer. Wells PS, Anderson DR, Rodger M, Stiell I, Dreyer JF, Barnes D, Forgie M, Kovacs G, Ward J, Kovacs MJ. Ann Intern Med. 2001;135(2):98-107.

  1. Multidetector computed tomography for acute pulmonary embolism. Stein PD, Fowler SE, Goodman LR Gottschalk A, Hales CA, Hull RD, Leeper KV, Popovich J, Quinn DA, Sos TA, Sostman HD, Tapson VF, Wakefield TW, Weg JC, Woodard PK for the PIOPED II Investigators. N Engl J Med 2006; 354:2317-2327.

  1. Clinical criteria to prevent unnecessary diagnostic testing in emergency department patients with suspected pulmonary embolism. Kline JA, Mitchell AM, Kabrhel C, et al. J Thromb Haemost. 2004; 2(8): 124755.

  1. Prospective multicenter evaluation of the pulmonary embolism rule-out criteria. Kline JA, Courtney DM, Kabrhel C, Moore CL, Smithline HA, Plewa MC, et al. J Thromb Haemost. 2008; 6 :772–80.

  1. Investigating suspected pulmonary embolus in pregnancy. A Scarsbrook. BMJ 2007;334: 418-419.

  1. Imaging pulmonary embolism in pregnancy: what is the most appropriate imaging protocol? S Matthews. The British Journal of Radiology. 2006;79 441–444.

  1. Imaging Pregnant Patients with Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: What the Radiologist Needs to Know Pahade JK, Litmanovich D, Pedrosa I, Romero J, Bankier AA, Boiselle PM. RadioGraphics. 2009 ;29 (3) :639-654.

  2. Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Best Practice Advice from the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Raja AS, Greenber JO, Qaseem A, Denberg TD, Fitterman N, Schuur JD. Annals of Internal Medicine; Clinical Guidelines; 29 September 2015. 

  3. WA Imaging Pathways: PE Haemodynamically Stable 

  4. WA Imaging Pathways: PE Haemodynamically Unstable

  5. Kearon C, Akl EA, Ornelas J, Blaivas A, Jimenez D, Bounameaux H, Huisman, M, King CS, Morris T, Sood N, Stevens SM, Vintch JRE, Wells P, Woller SC, Moores CL, Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE Disease: CHEST Guideline, CHEST (2016), doi:10.1016/j.chest.2015.11.026.

  6. Parilla, PV et al. (2016) Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnancy: Are Biomarkers and Clinical Predictive Models Useful? AJP Rep, April 2016, 6(2): e160-4. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1582136

  7. Marc Righini et al (2014): JAMA. Age-adjusted D-dimer cutoff levels to rule out pulmonary embolism: the ADJUST-PE study: 2014 Mar 19;311(11):1117-24. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.2135.

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