Improved noninvasive diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism with optimally selected clinical and chest radiographic findings.

@article{Tourassi1996ImprovedND,
  title={Improved noninvasive diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism with optimally selected clinical and chest radiographic findings.},
  author={G D Tourassi and Carey E. Floyd and R. Edward Coleman},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={3 12},
  pages={1012-8}
}
RATIONALE AND OBJECTIVES The authors improved the noninvasive diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism (PE) by studying the clinical and chest radiographic findings of patients suspected of having PE and correlating those findings with the physicians' clinical impression. METHODS A stepwise linear discriminant algorithm was developed on the basis of 1,064… CONTINUE READING