Sunday, 18 February 2018 13:39

Acute Pulmonary Embolism Scenario (CUSP)

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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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  • Author(s): Alan Campbell
  • Target Audience: Medical Students
  • Fidelity: Low
  • Consultant Validated?: Yes
  • If Yes, please enter consultant's name (once permission gained): Dr R Kendall
  • Licence - the CreativeCommons.org licence under which this work is licensed: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
  • Learning Objectives: Management of PE; Appropriate escalation Managing pressure, escalation. Senior medical students, acting as FY
  • Setting: Medical Ward
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