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Risk Factors of Zhang et al for a Pulmonary Embolism in a Patient Diagnosed with Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)

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Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Zhang et al identified factors that may indicate the presence of a pulmonary embolism (PE) in a patient initially diagnosed as having community-acquired pneumonia. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital , Shanghai Liqun Hospital and Tongji University in China.

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