Tag Pulmonary Embolism Rule-out Criteria
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Pulmonary Embolism: Next Generation

Lauren Westafer introduces the concept of a new generation of pulmonary embolism (PE). What was once considered a deadly disease process now carries a mortality rate of <3%, which may be driven by overtesting as well as overdiagnosis.
Pulmonary Puzzler 340

Puzzling out the PERC rule

A patient has chest pain and shortness of breath. Is there a way to rule out pulmonary embolism without further investigation? Can you use the PERC rule?