Usefulness of preemptive anticoagulation in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism: a decision analysis

Blondon, Marc; Righini, Marc; Aujesky, Drahomir; Le Gal, Grégoire; Perrier, Arnaud (2012). Usefulness of preemptive anticoagulation in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism: a decision analysis. Chest, 142(3), pp. 697-703. Northbrook, Ill.: American College of Chest Physicians 10.1378/chest.11-2694

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The diagnostic workup of pulmonary embolism (PE) may take several hours. The usefulness of anticoagulant treatment while awaiting the results of diagnostic tests has not been assessed. The objective of this study was to compare the risks and benefits of bid low-molecular-weight heparin vs no treatment in patients with suspected PE.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of General Internal Medicine (DAIM) > Clinic of General Internal Medicine > Centre of Competence for General Internal Medicine

UniBE Contributor:

Aujesky, Drahomir

ISSN:

0012-3692

Publisher:

American College of Chest Physicians

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:36

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 21:26

Publisher DOI:

10.1378/chest.11-2694

PubMed ID:

22383664

Web of Science ID:

000308623000023

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/14435 (FactScience: 221412)

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