Using the ECG to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism

Sadovsky, Richard
March 2001
American Family Physician;3/15/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p1188
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study by M. Rodger and others that evaluated all patients with suspected pulmonary embolism who were seen at a large tertiary-care hospital and referred for ventilation-perfusion scanning or pulmonary angiography. Description of the study and its results; Conclusion that the electrocardiograph is of limited diagnostic value in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism.


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