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BTS guidelines for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism: there’s no place like home
  1. Luke S Howard
  1. National Pulmonary Hypertension Service, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Luke S Howard, National Pulmonary Hypertension Service, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London W12 0HS, UK; l.howard{at}imperial.ac.uk

Abstract

This article provides an overview of the highlights and key points of the new BTS guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism.

  • pulmonary embolism

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Footnotes

  • Contributors LSH chaired the guideline group, and as the author of this article, was responsible for drafting and final approval of the article.

  • Competing interests LSH received funding from Bayer PLC, BTG PLC and BMS.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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