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Volume 2015, Article ID 175357, 5 pages
Research Article

Is the Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index Being Routinely Used in Clinical Practice?

1Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, 4401 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
2University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2411 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
3Baptist Desoto Hospital, 7601 Southcrest Parkway, Southaven, MS 38671, USA

Received 29 May 2015; Revised 2 July 2015; Accepted 9 July 2015

Academic Editor: Domenico Prisco

Copyright © 2015 Ali Shafiq et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplemental Table 1. The upper part of the table shows the predictor variables for the PESI score and their assigned risk scores. The lower part of the table shows classes I to V which represent patients with PE at low to high risk for having adverse events after discharge from the hospital, based on the total PESI score. PESI: Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index; PE: pulmonary embolism.

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