Key clinical point: Alerts are designed to improve management of patients with submassive PEs and signs of right ventricular dysfunction.
Major finding: After introduction of PERT alerts, mortality index among PE patients dropped by 30%.
Study details: Retrospective analysis (n = 1,469) of pulmonary embolism cases in 2016 and 2017.
Disclosures: The study was funded internally. Dr. Benninghoff declared no conflicts of interest.
Benninghoff M. Critical Care Congress 2019, Abstract 490.
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