Evaluation of pulmonary complaints in the emergency department. Time to go back to the basics.


Computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CT-PA) has become the test of choice for diagnosis of suspected pulmonary embolism (1). Given the increased availability of CT-PA in hospital emergency departments, it is little wonder that the use of this diagnostic modality has increased more than threefold in the United States within the past decade (2), with a… (More)
DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201412-584ED


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