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Scientific article
Meta-analysis
English

Outpatient versus inpatient treatment for patients with acute pulmonary embolism: an international, open-label, randomised, non-inferiority trial

Published inLancet, vol. 378, no. 9785, p. 41-48
Publication date2011
Abstract

Although practice guidelines recommend outpatient care for selected, haemodynamically stable patients with pulmonary embolism, most treatment is presently inpatient based. We aimed to assess non-inferiority of outpatient care compared with inpatient care.

Keywords
  • Acute Disease
  • Administration, Oral
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Anticoagulants/administration & dosage/adverse effects
  • Enoxaparin/administration & dosage/adverse effects
  • Female
  • Health Resources/utilization
  • Hemorrhage/chemically induced
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Injections, Subcutaneous
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Patient Readmission
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Pulmonary Embolism/diagnosis/drug therapy
  • Recurrence
Citation (ISO format)
AUJESKY, Drahomir et al. Outpatient versus inpatient treatment for patients with acute pulmonary embolism: an international, open-label, randomised, non-inferiority trial. In: Lancet, 2011, vol. 378, n° 9785, p. 41–48. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)60824-6
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