Pulmonary embolism: an unsuspected killer.


The presentation of PE is often subtle and may mimic other diseases. Many pulmonary emboli invariably preclude diagnosis by their occult nature or by leading to rapid death from cardiopulmonary arrest. In patients who do manifest symptoms from PE, accurate diagnosis is essential. Often it is difficult to distinguish the vague symptoms of PE from other… (More)


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@article{Laack2004PulmonaryEA, title={Pulmonary embolism: an unsuspected killer.}, author={Torrey A. Laack and Deepi G. Goyal}, journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America}, year={2004}, volume={22 4}, pages={961-83} }