When It May Be a Pulmonary Embolism

When It May Be a Pulmonary Embolism


Identification: nnj_ma11A2
Issue: March-April 2011
Volume: Vol. 38, No. 2
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Goal: To provide an overview of the pathology associated with acute and pulmonary embolism in patients with kidney failure.

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the importance of recognizing symptoms suggestive of venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism in patients with kidney failure.
  2. List criteria and diagnostic tools utilized in making the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism.
  3. Identify treatment options for consideration in the management of patients with kidney failure and diagnosed with venous thromboembolism.


Statement of Disclosure: The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.

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