Pulmonary embolism in orthopaedic patients: diagnosis and management.

Abstract

Orthopaedic patients are at particularly high risk for pulmonary embolism. There has been a trend recently toward overdiagnosis of pulmonary embolism; thus, evaluation of the nature of a clinically relevant pulmonary embolism is needed, as is assessment of the timing, risks, and outcomes of therapeutic anticoagulation in surgical patients. Recent literature… (More)
DOI: 10.5435/JAAOS-20-09-586

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