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The Clinical Score of Wicki et al for Determining the Probability of a Pulmonary Embolus in the Emergency Department (Geneva Score)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient in the Emergency Department for the likelihood of a pulmonary embolus using the Geneva score of Wicki et al.

Specialty:

Pulmonary Disease

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

I26

Description:

Wicki et al developed a simple clinical score to help identify patients with a pulmonary embolism in the Emergency Department. The authors are from Geneva University Hospital in Switzerland.

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