Pulmonary embolism: Pulmonary Embolism which you will see abbreviated as (PE) is a fatal and a life threatening disease that involves the blockage of the main artery of the lung or any of its branches through a substance that may have reached the lungs through the bloodstream. A common reason for this type of blockage is a clot in the blood. A blood clot may be large or small in size, and there may be multiple clots.
See below for additional resources including:
- ***All New*** a Nursing Exam or NCLEX style quiz going over Pulmonary Embolism
- Video Summery of Pulmonary Embolism
- An audio recording of the video, which you can find here: https://s3.amazonaws.com/websiteaudiosempowern/Pulmonary+Embolism+Audio.m4a
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