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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Ruling Out PE

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PulmCCM -  Feb 16, 2018 - By Scott Aberegg
"This post is going to be an in-depth "journal club" style analysis of the PROPER trial.
In this week's JAMA, Freund et al report the results of the PROPER randomized controlled trial of the PERC (pulmonary embolism rule -out criteria) rule for safely excluding pulmonary embolism (PE) in the emergency department (ED) among patients with a "low clinical gestalt" of having PE. All things pulmonary and all things noninferiority being pet topics of mine, I had to delve deeper into this article because frankly the abstract confused me..."