Keywords: Pulmonary Embolism, Pregnancy (PubMed Search)
Evaluating for Pulmonary Embolism During Pregnancy
Highest risk of PE is within the first week postpartum
Acceptable, safe, and medico-legally sound strategies to rule out PE in pregnancy:
**For explanation of PERC rule, see earlier pearl.
Kline J, Carolinas Medical Center, 2006-2008 published data