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Pulmonary Embolism Rule-Out Criteria (PERC Rule) of Kline et al (Charlotte Criteria)

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Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Description:

Kline et al developed a rule for avoiding unnecessary diagnostic testing of patients in the Emergency Department suspected of having a pulmonary embolism (PE). The authors are from Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mayo Clinic Phoenix in Scottsdale and Northwestern Memorial Hospital I Chicago

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