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Pulmonary embolism in hospital practice: Certain crucial procedures were omitted

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 02 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:304
  1. Adrian J B Brady, consultant cardiologist (
  1. Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G31 2ER

    EDITOR—Robinson says that diagnosis of pulmonary embolism can be difficult but does not mention the available scoring systems that are useful in defining the likelihood of pulmonary thromboembolism.1 2 Most importantly, she makes no mention of biomarkers and does not emphasise the critical importance of echocardiography or …

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