TITLE

Pulmonary embolism guidelines: will they work?

AUTHOR(S)
Miller A C; Boldy D A R; Miller, A C; Boldy, D A R
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Thorax;Jun2003, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p463
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
editorial
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
10631577

 

Related Articles

  • HOW TO PREVENT--AND IF NECESSARY TREAT--EMBOLI. Beshore, Julie A. // RN;Nov75, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p29 

    Presents guidelines on how to prevent and treat embolism. Factors that predispose patients to embolization; Use of aseptic techniques; Symptoms of a pulmonary embolism.

  • Diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism. Takach Lapner, S.; Kearon, C // BMJ: British Medical Journal;2/23/2013, Vol. 346 Issue 7896, p28 

    The article focuses on the guidelines on the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism. It mentions that evaluation of clinical pre-test probability (CPTP) is the point of entry in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Topics include risk factors for pulmonary embolism, test results...

  • Evidence-based recommendations on the investigation of acute pulmonary embolism. Cowman, S. // Thorax;Mar2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p199 

    The article comments on P.D. Stein and colleagues' article "Diagnostic pathways in acute pulmonary embolism: recommendations of the PIOPED II investigators." The authors presented updated guidelines on diagnostic algorithms for pulmonary embolism. The guidelines provide a rational approach to...

  • Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism by Multidetector CT. Kuritzky, Louis // Internal Medicine Alert;6/15/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p87 

    This article reports on pulmonary embolism.

  • Guidelines help clinicians identify safe DVT prophylaxis strategies, suggest research directions.  // Orthopedics Today;Mar2010, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p1 

    The article discusses the relevance of the guidelines issued by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on the prevention of symptomatic pulmonary embolism (PE) to clinicians.

  • Pulmonary Embolism.  // Diseases & Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 2nd edition;2002, p833 

    Presents a nursing guide to pulmonary embolism, a condition in which blood clot becomes lodged within the pulmonary vasculature. Causes; Assessment of the disease; Primary nursing diagnosis; Documentation guidelines; Discharge and home healthcare guidelines.

  • Get office workers up and moving.  // Case Management Advisor;Dec2008, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p142 

    The article discusses a research which concludes that prolonged sitting at work is linked to double the risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. It emphasizes that the more hours a person sits without getting up, the higher the risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism....

  • First do no harm: postoperative thromboprophylaxis following open heart surgery. Cikirikcioglu, Mustafa; Myers, Patrick O.; Kalangos, Afksendiyos // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Jul2013, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p184 

    In this article, the author focuses on the need to redraw guidelines for thromboprophylaxis following cardiac surgery including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE).

  • Pulmonary cement embolization after vertebroplasty, an uncommon presentation of pulmonary embolism: A case report and literature review. Sinha, Nishant; Padegal, Vivek; Satyanarayana, Satish; Santosh, Hassan Krishnamurthy // Lung India;Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p602 

    Pulmonary Cement Embolization (PCE) is a rare complication of vertebroplasty surgery. There is no clear guideline for management of this entity. There is no definite protocol for anticoagulation in PCE. This is a case report of our patient who was diagnosed to have Pulmonary Cement Embolization,...

  • Saddle Pulmonary Embolism in a Cancer Patient with Thrombocytopenia: A Treatment Dilemma. Zalpour, Ali; Hanzelka, Katy; Patlan, John T.; Rozner, Marc A.; Yusuf, Syed Wamique // Cardiology Research & Practice;2011, p1 

    The association between cancer and venous thromboembolism (VTE) is well established. Saddle pulmonary embolism is not uncommon in hospitalized cancer patients and confers a higher mortality. We report a case of saddle pulmonary embolism in a cancer patient with thrombocytopenia, discuss the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics