Pulmonary Embolism Rule-out Criteria (PERC)

The pulmonary embolism rule-out criteria (PERC) was designed to identify patients in whom the risk of testing outweighs the benefits (the “test threshold”, which for pulmonary embolism (PE) was calculated as a 2% prevalence). Continue reading

Criteria for Diagnostic of Fat Embolism Syndrome (FES)

Fat embolism syndrome, a condition characterized by hypoxia, bilateral pulmonary infiltrates, and mental status change.

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Wells Clinical Prediction Rule for Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis

Wells Clinical Prediction Rule for Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Continue reading