TITLE

Using the ECG to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism

AUTHOR(S)
Sadovsky, Richard
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
American Family Physician;3/15/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p1188
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
12419602

 

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