Sunday, 18 February 2018 13:39

Acute Pulmonary Embolism Scenario (CUSP)

78y MFFD but well below baseline on HCoE ward awaiting transfer to rehabilitation unit. Prophylactic LMWH held for endoscopy few days ago but not restarted. Patient complains of chest pain, SoB and becomes hypoxic as result of a pulmonary embolism.
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