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February 9th, 2012 posted by Paul Rega, MD, FACEP February 9, 2012 @ 5:09 am

CT pulmonary angiography for acute PE in the ED.

Effect of Computerized Clinical Decision Support on the Use and Yield of CT
Pulmonary Angiography in the Emergency Department
     Ali S. Raja, Ivan K. Ip, Luciano M. Prevedello, Aaron D. Sodickson,
     Cameron Farkas, Richard D. Zane, Richard Hanson, Samuel Z. Goldhaber,
     Ritu R. Gill, and Ramin Khorasani
     Radiology 2012;262 468-474


The implementation of evidence-based clinical decision support in the
emergency department was associated with a significant (20.1%) decrease
in the use, and a significant (69.0%) increase in the yield, of CT
pulmonary angiography for the evaluation of acute pulmonary embolism
during a 2-year period.



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