The new BTS Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism has been published.
The new Guideline provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed pulmonary embolism and subsequently manage them in an outpatient or ambulatory care setting.
The full guideline is published as a supplement to the July 2018 issue of Thorax (available below). A summary of the recommendations is also available in BMJ Open Respiratory Research. Read the Thorax article online here