Diagnostic Imaging Pathways - Pulmonary Embolism (Haemodynamically Stable)

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This pathway provides guidance on imaging patients with suspected pulmonary embolism.

Date reviewed: March 2012

Date of next review: 2017/2018

Published: March 2012

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Move the mouse cursor over the PINK text boxes inside the flow chart to bring up a pop up box with salient points.
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The relative radiation level of each imaging investigation is displayed in the pop up box.

SYMBOL RRL EFFECTIVE DOSE RANGE
None 0
Minimal < 1 millisieverts
Low 1-5 mSv
Medium 5-10 mSv
High >10 mSv

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