Tag PE

CME: Dan’s Soapbox

SCGHED Education HOT 340

Here is Dan’s first monthly talk on what’s hot emergency medicine. Resources: Dr Smith’s ECG Blog Chest pain, ST elevation, and negative serial trops case

CME 25/02/16 – Ix of Suspected PE in Pregnancy

Here is Chantelle’s talk on investigation of suspected PE in pregnancy. Resources: “Diagnostic Imaging Pathyways Pulmonary Embolism Pregnancy” Department of Helath WA (DOHWA) October 2013: “An Official American Thoracic Society/Society of Thoracic Radiology Clinical Practice Guideline: Evaluation of Suspected Pulmonary…

Pulmonary Embolism Initial Diagnostic Pathway

SCGHED Guideline 2 340

SCGH Pulmonary Embolism Initial Diagnostic Pathway should be used to determine the appropriate investigation of all patients presenting with suspected pulmonary embolism. This form can be found under the “BAT” phone in a slot next to the ED Procedural Sedation…

SCGH Pulmonary Embolism Advanced Care Pathway

SCGHED Guideline 1 340

This pathway is designed to assist in the identification of patients with submassive and massive pulmonary embolism, and to guide their referral to the appropriate specialty groups (respiratory / cardiothoracic surgery / interventional radiology) for discussion and consideration of more…