Tackling the burden of PE mortality

A National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death recently found delays in the processing of care in over a third of patients with pulmonary embolism (PE). With over 10% of deaths in hospital related to PE, how can the NHS further improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of this potentially deadly condition?

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