Procedures Tests

ECG: Normal sinus rhythm

CXR: Slightly enlarged heart

V/Q scan: High probability of PE

What signs and symptoms are consistent with the diagnosis ofPE in BA's case? What are the most likely etiologies forPE in this case?

What are appropriate initial and chronic treatment options for BA?

If UFH is chosen as the initial anticoagulation treatment option, what is the goal aPTT?

What is BA's goal INR for warfarin therapy?

How long should BA remain on anticoagulation therapy?

Given the list of medications BA took prior to hospitalization, should any of these medications be discontinued or changed? If changed, what alternative therapy would you recommend?

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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