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1

Which DVTs are less likely to embolise?

distal (popliteal)

2

What is the first line investigation for a DVT?

ultrasound doppler scan

3

What is blood pressure like in a DVT?

low

4

State the clinical signs of a PE.

Tachycardia,Tachypnoea,Cyanosis,Fever
Low BP,Crackles, Rub, Pleural effusion

5

What type of respiratory failure does a PE cause?

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