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Pulmonary Embolism Treatment Options

Pulmonary Embolism http://emcrit.org   Blog Post + Podcast Learning Time: 45mins
We now have way too many treatment options for sub-massive and massive pulmonary embolism (PE) patients who aren't coding in front of you. How do you decide? A discussion with with Oren Friedman.
Great review of the basics of presentation, diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary Embolism in the ED.
This blog post goes over the evidence and approach to the work-up of pulmonary embolism pregnancy.
EKG clues that help in the diagnosis of PE.
AHA published guidelines on the management of pulmonary embolism (2011). Information relevant to ED.
Jeff Kline is the master of all things pulmonary embolism in emergency medicine. This is a lecture he gave on fibrinolysis for pulmonary embolism. He discusses both massive and sub-massive PE.
A review of the 2011 ACEP clinical policy of Pulmonary Embolism via emcrit.
A deep dive into the data behind the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism.
PE’s often produce ECG changes that mimic cardiac ischemia & frequently elevate troponins. Review of ECG findings of PE.
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EKG findings of PE

EKG Pulmonary Embolism https://www.youtube.com   Blog Post + Videocast Learning Time: 20mins
A review of EKG findings in PE with Amal Mattu. Flipped T-waves in the anteroseptal and inferior leads are very concerning for PE. Do not be fooled into only working up the patient for ACS.
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