Han’s presentation on the preliminary results of the D-dimer in PE audit done at SCGH ED to see if we could reduce the number of CTPA’s being done.
Here is Dave’s abridged talk on the recent evidence in Pulmonary Embolism.
Here is Kav’s talk on management options in pulmonary embolism. Resources: Management of Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism, Iliofemoral Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Circulation. AHA. 2011;123:1788-1830
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 Embolism In Pregnancy” Leung et all, May 2011: “Pulmonary Thromboembolism (PE) Evaluation in the Pregnancy […]
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 Record. Other Resources: Pulmonary embolism advanced care pathway – 11/2015 Date implemented – 09/2017 Review […]