This case was written by Dr. Martin Kuuskne who is one of the editors-in-chief at EMSimCases and is an attending Emergency Medicine Physician at University Health Network in Toronto. 236 more words
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Should I routinely consider the possibility of pulmonary embolism (PE) in my patients hospitalized for syncope?
Syncope is a well-known initial manifestation of pulmonary embolism (PE)1. However, given the varied causes of syncope, determining the prevalence of PE among patients hospitalized for syncope is important. 168 more words