Ordering CT pulmonary angiography to exclude pulmonary embolism: defense versus evidence in the emergency room

Rohacek, Martin; Buatsi, Janet; Szucs-Farkas, Zsolt; Kleim, Birgit; Zimmermann, Heinz; Exadaktylos, Aristomenis; Stoupis, Christoforos (2012). Ordering CT pulmonary angiography to exclude pulmonary embolism: defense versus evidence in the emergency room. Intensive care medicine, 38(8), pp. 1345-51. Berlin: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00134-012-2595-z

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To identify reasons for ordering computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA), to identify the frequency of reasons for CTPA reflecting defensive behavior and evidence-based behavior, and to identify the impact of defensive medicine and of training about diagnosing pulmonary embolism (PE) on positive results of CTPA.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > University Emergency Center

UniBE Contributor:

Rohacek, Martin; Zimmermann, Heinz and Exadaktylos, Aristomenis Konstantinos

ISSN:

0342-4642

Publisher:

Springer-Verlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:34

Last Modified:

26 Jun 2018 13:13

Publisher DOI:

10.1007/s00134-012-2595-z

PubMed ID:

22584801

Web of Science ID:

000306570100013

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.13525

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/13525 (FactScience: 220077)

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