Expedite Orders for Meds to Treat Pulmonary Embolism
There's no time to spare when meds are ordered to treat pulmonary embolism (PE).
These clots usually form in veins in the legs...and move up into blood vessels in the lungs. They can cause breathing and heart problems...and are fatal in some cases.
Expedite orders for blood-thinning meds for PE. They're needed STAT to help return circulation to normal.