Diagnostic Imaging Pathways - Pulmonary Embolism (Haemodynamically Stable)

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This pathway provides a diagnostic imaging algorithm for adult patients with suspected pulmonary embolism and who are haemodynamically stable.

Date reviewed: June 2017

Date of next review: June 2020

Published: February 2018

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SYMBOL RRL EFFECTIVE DOSE RANGE
None 0
Minimal < 1 millisieverts
Low 1-5 mSv
Medium 5-10 mSv
High >10 mSv

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