COMMENTARY: A clinical prediction model was sensitive but not specific for predicting mortality in pulmonary embolism

Gould, Michael K.
September 2006
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p53
Academic Journal
The article presents information on a prognostic model for pulmonary embolism (PE). PE patients were accurately categorized into 5 risk classes. 2 separate European cohorts have validated the model both internally and externally. The tool needs to get validated in a North American cohort for it to be used for identifying low-risk patients.


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