Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism DIAGNOSTIC REASONING

@inproceedings{Catherine2007DiagnosisOP,
  title={Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolism DIAGNOSTIC REASONING},
  author={Catherine and {\vC}. and Veronica Burke},
  year={2007}
}
Case 1: A 77-year-old Caucasian woman with a probable diagnosis of ovarian cancer developed an acute onset of shortness of breath two days after being discharged for a workup of symptomatic ascites. Her medical history was signifi cant for hypertension and atrial fi brillation, and she was taking therapeutic doses of coumadin. She presented to the emergency department; was found to have a large, left pleural effusion; and was admitted to the hospital. A thoracentesis removed 2.1 L of fl uid… CONTINUE READING

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