Pulmonary embolism (PE) can be extremely difficult to diagnose based on clinical presentation.
What does PE stand for?
PE stands for Pulmonary Embolism
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We have 142 other meanings of PE in our Acronym Attic
- Protective Entrance
- Protein Explorer
- Protestant Episcopal
- Protocol Elements (ITU-T)
- Provider Edge (IETF RFC 2547)
- Proving-Period Emergency
- PTF in Error
- Public Education
- Public Enemy
- Pulmonary Edema
- Pulse Engineering (various locations)
- Punctuated Equilibrium
- Pure Enantiomer (crystals)
- Push Enteroscopy
- Pyetlyakov (Soviet aircraft designer)
- Planning, Engineering and Design (USACE)
- Plant Engineering and Design
- Patient Evacuation And Mortality Report
- Fecal Pancreatic Elastase-1
- Pan-European Automated Clearing House (finance)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Gunn claimed that the doctors should have considered pulmonary embolism as a potential cause of Miller's initial fainting episode.
Management of pulmonary embolism complicated with right heart thrombus (PE with RHT) is controversial.
By contrast, the mortality rate for patients presenting with massive pulmonary embolism is between 30 and 60%, depending on the study cited.
We present a case of fatal pulmonary embolism after release of a thigh tourniquet following lower limb orthopaedic surgery.
Following surgery, there is a risk of developing a pulmonary embolism which is why anticoagulants are administered to prevent clotting," she said.
who fails to diagnose pulmonary embolism in-spite of classic symptoms-be liable for a patient's death?
100 questions & answers about deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.