Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Early discharge or outpatient treatment of pulmonary embolism: a summary of the evidence

Which patients are candidates? The short answer that comes to mind is “walky talky patients without DVT.” That, of course, is simplistic, with several risk assessment tools and many clinical judgment considerations that apply. The approval of TSOACs for PE will bring this option to the table more often. There is the potential for great cost savings. Here is a review of the topic.

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