Reading audience: Medical students
You will likely get a few questions on pulmonary embolism on the USMLE Step 1 exam.
1) Be able to distinguish the presentation and management of the different types of pulmonary embolism (air embolism, amniotic fluid embolism, fat embolism, thrombotic embolism, etc)
2) Be able to identify the risk factors
3) Be able to identify laboratory findings (especially ABG) consistent with PE
Below are some resources you can use to review pulmonary embolism.
1. Your medical school resources
2. BRS pathology
3. eMedicine .
4. UpToDate .
5. Wikipedia .
6. Youtube .