Arnaud Perrier

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus risk profiling: who are we missing?
    Janet Pasricha
    Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, 4 rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2:17. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint [How should we organize health care for multimorbidity patients?]
    A Perrier
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, réhabilitation et gériatrie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 9:174-8, 180-1. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing pulmonary embolism in outpatients with clinical assessment, D-dimer measurement, venous ultrasound, and helical computed tomography: a multicenter management study
    Arnaud Perrier
    Medical Clinic 1, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Am J Med 116:291-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic strategies of thrombo-embolic venous disease]
    Arnaud Perrier
    Département de médecine interne Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève Hôpital cantonal CH 1211 Genève 14 Suisse
    Rev Prat 53:35-41. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of D-dimer depending on clinical probability and cutoff value in outpatients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 164:2483-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of a risk score identifying patients with acute pulmonary embolism, who are at low risk of clinical adverse outcome
    Mathieu R Nendaz
    Medical Clinic 1, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 91:1232-6. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint A new rapid point-of-care D-dimer enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (Stratus CS D-dimer) for the exclusion of venous thromboembolism
    Guido Reber
    Division of Angiology and Haemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 15:435-8. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint [Pulmonary embolism: role of the diagnostic and prognostic scores]
    Henri Bounameaux
    Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 6:282, 284-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint [Hospital based internal medicine: a year in review]
    Sebastian Carballo
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 7:289-92, 294-5. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of diagnostic strategies for suspected pulmonary embolism including helical computed tomography
    Arnaud Perrier
    Medical Clinic 1, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:39-44. 2003

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. pmc Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus risk profiling: who are we missing?
    Janet Pasricha
    Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, 4 rue Gabrielle Perret Gentil, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
    Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 2:17. 2013
    ..We aimed to determine the rate and characteristics of patients who were missed by a MRSA screening programme at our institution to see how the failure to include these patients might impact the accuracy of clinical prediction tools...
  2. ncbi request reprint [How should we organize health care for multimorbidity patients?]
    A Perrier
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, réhabilitation et gériatrie, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 9:174-8, 180-1. 2013
    ..Those objectives are difficult to attain in the context of our present health care organization. This paper attempts to identify the difficulties involved in caring for polymorbid patients and propose ways to improve it...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing pulmonary embolism in outpatients with clinical assessment, D-dimer measurement, venous ultrasound, and helical computed tomography: a multicenter management study
    Arnaud Perrier
    Medical Clinic 1, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Am J Med 116:291-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate a diagnostic strategy for pulmonary embolism that combined clinical assessment, plasma D-dimer measurement, lower limb venous ultrasonography, and helical computed tomography (CT)...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic strategies of thrombo-embolic venous disease]
    Arnaud Perrier
    Département de médecine interne Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève Hôpital cantonal CH 1211 Genève 14 Suisse
    Rev Prat 53:35-41. 2003
    ..Finally, suspected massive pulmonary embolism is a distinct clinical situation in which echocardiography plays a major role...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of D-dimer depending on clinical probability and cutoff value in outpatients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 164:2483-7. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Validation of a risk score identifying patients with acute pulmonary embolism, who are at low risk of clinical adverse outcome
    Mathieu R Nendaz
    Medical Clinic 1, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 91:1232-6. 2004
    ..Whether this score remains accurate and useful in clinical practice should be determined in a prospective multicentre validation study...
  7. ncbi request reprint A new rapid point-of-care D-dimer enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (Stratus CS D-dimer) for the exclusion of venous thromboembolism
    Guido Reber
    Division of Angiology and Haemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 15:435-8. 2004
    ..At 400 ng/ml, three results were false-negative, one with both devices and two with the Stratus D-dimer only. Stratus D-dimer appears to be suitable for the exclusion of venous thromboembolism in the emergency room setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Pulmonary embolism: role of the diagnostic and prognostic scores]
    Henri Bounameaux
    Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 6:282, 284-6. 2010
    ..Prognostic scores have also been developed in order to stratify patients for the different therapeutic options: outpatient or inpatient treatment, anticoagulant treatment or thrombolysis or surgical or endovascular mechanical treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Hospital based internal medicine: a year in review]
    Sebastian Carballo
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 7:289-92, 294-5. 2011
    ..This selective review describes some recent studies that provide insight in various areas such as cardiovascular disease, heart failure, renovascular disease, venous thromboembolic disease, pneumonia, as well as acute pancreatitis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of diagnostic strategies for suspected pulmonary embolism including helical computed tomography
    Arnaud Perrier
    Medical Clinic 1, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:39-44. 2003
    ..In summary, including helical CT in diagnostic strategies for pulmonary embolism is cost-effective provided that it is combined with DD and US. In contrast, helical CT as a single test is not cost-effective...
  11. ncbi request reprint Correlation between cardiac biomarkers and right ventricular enlargement on chest CT in non massive pulmonary embolism
    Nicolas Vuilleumier
    Department of Pathology, Clinical Chemistry, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Thromb Res 121:617-24. 2008
    ..Troponin I (cTnI), myoglobin, heart-type fatty acid binding protein (H-FABP), and natriuretic peptides (BNP, NTproBNP) were all reported to be elevated in patients with pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two clinical prediction rules and implicit assessment among patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Isabelle Chagnon
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Med 113:269-75. 2002
    ..We compared the predictive accuracy and the concordance of the two methods, as well as the Geneva score overridden by implicit clinical judgment...
  13. doi request reprint Acquisition of clinical competence: Added value of clerkship real-life contextual experience
    Andrea Rudaz
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Unit of Development and Research in Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Geneva University Hospital, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Med Teach 35:e957-62. 2013
    ..Medical students' limited access to patients induces a shift of learning activities from clinical wards to classrooms...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Update in hospital internal medicine (2007): a selection]
    Mathieu Nendaz
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 4:279-82, 284-8. 2008
    ..Some data stimulating our reflection on the integration of medical education in health care centres and on the validity of some scientific publications are also presented...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of age on the performance of single detector helical computed tomography in suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 91:296-9. 2004
    ..Our data suggest that age does not have a marked influence on the diagnostic performances of hCT in clinically suspected pulmonary embolism...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of distal deep vein thrombosis. Review of literature data
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, 24, Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:56-64. 2006
    ..There is an urgent need for randomised trials assessing the usefulness of anticoagulant treatment in distal DVT...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of advanced D-dimer assay for the exclusion of venous thromboembolism
    Guido Reber
    Division of Angiology and Haemostasis, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Res 107:197-200. 2002
    ..5% (88.9, 98.8) and 47.8% (40.8, 54.9) at a cutt-off value of 1.1 microg/ml. This assay appears promising and should be validated in clinical practise to assess its place in the work-up schemes of thromboembolism...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of D-dimer testing in cancer patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:715-9. 2006
    ..Increasing the cut-off value of D-dimer in cancer patients might increase the test's clinical usefulness...
  19. ncbi request reprint Live or computerized simulation of clinical encounters: do clinicians work up patient cases differently?
    Mathieu R Nendaz
    Clinique de Médecine 1, University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Med Inform Internet Med 31:1-8. 2006
    ..Its contribution to extend the competence of learners in clinical settings should be further evaluated...
  20. pmc Should pulmonary embolism be suspected in exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Olivier T Rutschmann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thorax 62:121-5. 2007
    ..The cause of acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is often difficult to determine. Pulmonary embolism may be a trigger of acute dyspnoea in patients with COPD...
  21. pmc Brief report: beyond clinical experience: features of data collection and interpretation that contribute to diagnostic accuracy
    Mathieu R Nendaz
    Unit of Development and Research in Medical Education, University of Geneva, Faculty of Medicine and Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1302-5. 2006
    ..OBJECTIVE, DESIGN: Prospective, observational study, to determine the respective contribution of clinical experience and data collection features to diagnostic accuracy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Common strategies in clinical data collection displayed by experienced clinician-teachers in internal medicine
    Mathieu R Nendaz
    University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and UDREM, Geneva, Switzerland
    Med Teach 27:415-21. 2005
    ..Whether making teachers explicitly conscious about their own reasoning processes may help them better model and explain their diagnostic approach to specific cases should be assessed in follow-up studies...
  23. ncbi request reprint The challenge of diagnosing pulmonary embolism in elderly patients: influence of age on commonly used diagnostic tests and strategies
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1039-45. 2005
    ..Therefore, a rational diagnostic approach to PE in older people should rest mainly on the sequential use of those tests that have demonstrated strong diagnostic yield, accuracy, and safety in this population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bringing explicit insight into cognitive psychology features during clinical reasoning seminars: a prospective, controlled study
    Mathieu R Nendaz
    University ofGeneva Faculty of Medicine, Geneva
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 24:496. 2011
    ..Facets of reasoning competence influenced by an explicit insight into cognitive psychology features during clinical reasoning seminars have not been specifically explored...
  25. ncbi request reprint Exploring the major difficulties perceived by residents in training: a pilot study
    Christophe Luthy
    Internal Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic, Geneva University Hospital, 26 avenue de Beau Séjour, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:612-7. 2004
    ..To assess residents' difficulties during the first year of residency. In contrast to previous studies that mainly used structured questionnaires, a qualitative procedure was applied...
  26. ncbi request reprint Medical researchers evaluate their methodological skills
    Thomas V Perneger
    Quality of Care Unit, Geneva University Hospitals, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:1323-9. 2004
    ..Clinical epidemiology and statistics skills of clinical researchers are often limited. We assessed methodological skills of medical researchers and identified factors associated with higher skill levels...
  27. ncbi request reprint Degree of concurrency among experts in data collection and diagnostic hypothesis generation during clinical encounters
    Mathieu R Nendaz
    University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Med Educ 38:25-31. 2004
    ..The use of data elicited by experts solving problems independently has been advocated as a method of setting performance standards...
  28. doi request reprint Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism by multidetector CT alone or combined with venous ultrasonography of the leg: a randomised non-inferiority trial
    Marc Righini
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 371:1343-52. 2008
    ..We compared this combination with a strategy in which both a negative venous ultrasonography of the leg and MSCT were needed to exclude pulmonary embolism...
  29. doi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis with low-molecular-weight heparin after cesarean delivery
    Marc Blondon
    General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 103:129-37. 2010
    ..Our decision analysis suggests that the benefits of LMWH after cesarean delivery exceed the risks. This benefit is, however, very low in women with no risk factors...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Diastolic heart failure: myth or fact?]
    Letizia Conti
    Service de médecine interne générale, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 4:2192-4, 2196-7. 2008
    ..It is however certain that control of hypertension and heart rate are important. Fluid overload must also be treated with diuretics...
  31. pmc Patient assessments of the most important medical decision during a hospitalization
    Thomas V Perneger
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1659-65. 2008
    ..How medical decisions are made in real-life situations is largely unexplored. We explored patients' perceptions of decision-making during a hospitalization and examined the conformity of the decision process with expert recommendations...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Towards a single society for specialists in family medicine and specialists in general internal medicine in Switzerland?]
    Arnaud Perrier
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 4:262-4, 266-8, 270-2. 2008
    ..Moreover, they propose a training track individualized according to the trainee's future practice environment (hospital-based, urban or suburban outpatient practice)...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Iron-deficient anemia, anemia of chronic disease or mixed anemia: how to determine the diagnosis?]
    Julien Celi
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, réhabilitation et gériatrie, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 7:2018, 2020-3. 2011
    ..The objective of this article is to give an overview of the current diagnostic tools for the evaluation of the iron metabolism and to provide a practical diagnostic algorithm for the evaluation of iron-deficient anemia...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Stable and asymptomatic coronary heart disease: a new paradign]
    Carole Baumgartner
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 6:1951-4, 1956. 2010
    ..Furthermore, initial revascularization in patients with stable coronary heart disease, and no high risk lesions or disabling angina, has no benefit over medical management of CVRF...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Hospital based internal medicine: the year 2009 in review (2)]
    Sebastian Carballo
    Service de médecine interne générale, Departement de Medecine Interne, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 6:228-32. 2010
    ..The presurgical evaluation of lung cancer, the level of glucose control to be achieved in the intensive care unit, and novel methods of teaching medicine are also discussed...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Electrocardiogram for diagnosing myocardial infarction in patients with left bundle branch block or a pacemaker]
    Arnaud Naville
    Service de médecine interne générale, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 9:1886, 1888-91. 2013
    ..The Sgarbossa's score is well fit for those situations allowing when positive to opt for an immediate reperfusion strategy. However, its low sensitivity requires that it be combined with other diagnostic tools when negative...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of teaching context and tutor workshop on tutorial skills
    Anne Baroffio
    Unit of Development and Research in Medical Education, University of Geneva, School of Medicine, Geneve, Switzerland
    Med Teach 28:e112-9. 2006
    ..Thus, to be efficient, the design of a workshop should consider not only individual tutors' needs, but also the background of their teaching units, with special attention to their internal organization and tutor group functioning...
  38. ncbi request reprint [What to do in case of disagreement between physician and patient: a few legal and ethical considerations]
    Sylvie Ray
    Service de médecine interne générale, HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 4:2538-41. 2008
    ..Early discussion with a competent patient and establishment of advance directives is therefore extremely important...
  39. ncbi request reprint Drug-induced long QT syndrome in injection drug users receiving methadone: high frequency in hospitalized patients and risk factors
    Georg B Ehret
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Geneva University Hospital, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 166:1280-7. 2006
    ..In the inpatient setting, the frequency of QT interval prolongation with methadone treatment, its dose dependence, and the importance of cofactors such as drug-drug interactions remain unknown...
  40. ncbi request reprint Nutritional assessment: lean body mass depletion at hospital admission is associated with an increased length of stay
    Claude Pichard
    Clinical Nutrition Department, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:613-8. 2004
    ..Low fat-free mass may be an independent risk factor for malnutrition that results in an increased length of hospital stay (LOS)...
  41. doi request reprint Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism: the Task Force for the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
    Adam Torbicki
    Department of Chest Medicine, Institute for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Warsaw, Poland
    Eur Heart J 29:2276-315. 2008
    ..With the exception of severe air and fat embolism, the haemodynamic consequences of non-thrombotic emboli are usually mild. Treatment is mostly supportive but may differ according to the type of embolic material and clinical severity...
  42. pmc Physicians' views on resource availability and equity in four European health care systems
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Geneva University Medical School, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:137. 2007
    ..The perception of physicians, who witness the effects of these strategies, may provide useful insights regarding the impact of system-wide priority setting on access to care...
  43. ncbi request reprint Exclusion of pulmonary embolism using C-reactive protein and D-dimer. A prospective comparison
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 90:1198-203. 2003
    ..Standard CRP tests alone or combined with clinical probability assessment cannot safely exclude PE...
  44. ncbi request reprint Multidetector-row computed tomography in suspected pulmonary embolism
    Arnaud Perrier
    Service of General Internal Medicine, Geneva Faculty of Medicine and Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 352:1760-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated whether the use of D-dimer measurement and multidetector-row CT, without lower-limb ultrasonography, might safely rule out pulmonary embolism...
  45. ncbi request reprint D-dimer for suspected pulmonary embolism: whom should we test?
    Arnaud Perrier
    Chest 125:807-9. 2004
  46. ncbi request reprint Labeling the thrombus: the future of nuclear medicine for venous thromboembolism?
    Arnaud Perrier
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:977-8. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Uptake of new treatment strategies for deep vein thrombosis: an international audit
    Drahomir A Aujesky
    University of Lausanne
    Int J Qual Health Care 16:193-200. 2004
    ....
  48. pmc Derivation and validation of a prognostic model for pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Center, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1041-6. 2005
    ..An objective and simple prognostic model for patients with pulmonary embolism could be helpful in guiding initial intensity of treatment...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism]
    Guy Meyer
    Service de Pneumologie Soins Intensifs, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, 75908 Paris
    Rev Prat 57:725-7, 730-1, 733-5. 2007
    ..In patients with a positive D-dimer test, multidetector spiral CT allows to confirm or exclude PE with confidence in most of the cases. Lung scanning is still useful in patients with renal impairment or allergy to contrast medium...
  50. ncbi request reprint Helical computed tomography as a test for pulmonary embolism
    Arnaud Perrier
    Ann Intern Med 139:955-6; author reply 956. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint A rebuttal: withholding anticoagulation in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism and a low probability ventilation perfusion scan: an unacceptable risk
    Arnaud Perrier
    Thromb Haemost 88:702. 2002
  52. ncbi request reprint [Factors influencing today's Swiss medical interns. An interview]
    Arnaud Perrier
    Rev Med Suisse 2:83-5. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Influence of specific alternative diagnoses on the probability of pulmonary embolism
    Ariane Testuz
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Geneva University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 95:958-62. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Prediction of pulmonary embolism in the emergency department: the revised Geneva score
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Ann Intern Med 144:165-71. 2006
    ..Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism requires clinical probability assessment. Implicit assessment is accurate but is not standardized, and current prediction rules have shortcomings...
  55. ncbi request reprint Accuracy or outcome in suspected pulmonary embolism
    Arnaud Perrier
    N Engl J Med 354:2383-5. 2006
  56. ncbi request reprint Value of D-dimer testing for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in patients with previous venous thromboembolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France
    Arch Intern Med 166:176-80. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic approaches to suspected deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
    Henri Bounameaux
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Hematol J 4:97-103. 2003
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Tutor training, evaluation criteria and teaching environment influence students' ratings of tutor feedback in problem-based learning
    Anne Baroffio
    Faculty of Medicine, Unit of Development and Research in Medical Education, University of Geneva, 1 rue Michel Servet, CH 1211, Geneva 4, Switzerland
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 12:427-39. 2007
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of pulmonary embolism: in transition
    Henri Bounameaux
    Division of Angiology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Geneva, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Hematol 13:344-50. 2006
    ..To discuss reports published in 2005 on the diagnosis of clinically suspected nonmassive pulmonary embolism...
  60. ncbi request reprint Contemporary approach to the diagnosis of non-massive pulmonary embolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878 GETBO, Department of Internal Medicine and Chest Diseases, Brest University Hospital, France
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:291-8. 2006
    ..Minimally invasive diagnostic strategies for pulmonary embolism are in constant evolution, integrating new diagnostic tools along with the better use of clinical information...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of D-dimer in patients with pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of Internal Medicine, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 96:478-82. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint A prediction rule to identify low-risk patients with pulmonary embolism
    Drahomir Aujesky
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:169-75. 2006
    ..A simple prognostic model could help identify patients with pulmonary embolism who are at low risk of death and are candidates for outpatient treatment...
  63. ncbi request reprint A positive compression ultrasonography of the lower limb veins is highly predictive of pulmonary embolism on computed tomography in suspected patients
    Gregoire Le Gal
    EA 3878, département de médecine interne et de pneumologie, CHU de la Cavale Blanche, 29609 Brest Cedex, France
    Thromb Haemost 95:963-6. 2006
    ..It allows ruling in the diagnosis of PE without further invasive and/or expensive testing in suspected patients...
  64. pmc Identifying unprovoked thromboembolism patients at low risk for recurrence who can discontinue anticoagulant therapy
    Marc A Rodger
    Thrombosis Program, Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont
    CMAJ 179:417-26. 2008
    ..We sought to determine clinical predictors to identify patients who are at low risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism who could safely discontinue oral anticoagulants...
  65. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea and venous thromboembolism
    Isabelle Arnulf
    JAMA 287:2655-6. 2002
  66. pmc Reproduction of chest pain by palpation: diagnostic accuracy in suspected pulmonary embolism
    Gregoire Le Gal
    Equipe d accueil 3878 GETBO, Brest University Hospital, 29609 Brest, France
    BMJ 330:452-3. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint ["The union has the power"!]
    Arnaud Perrier
    Rev Med Suisse 4:259. 2008
  68. ncbi request reprint Physicians' access to ethics support services in four European countries
    Samia A Hurst
    Institute for Biomedical Ethics, Medical Faculty, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Care Anal 15:321-35. 2007
    ..Such support services may also need to be more proactive in making their help available...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Nurse-physician collaboration: a determinant of the quality of care?]
    Arnaud Perrier
    Service de médecine interne générale HUG, 1211 Geneve 14
    Rev Med Suisse 1:2742-5. 2005
    ..What is meant by collaboration should be better defined to allow developing strategies for training health care professionals to collaborate efficiently and for evaluating their impact on health care quality...
  70. pmc Prevalence and determinants of physician bedside rationing: data from Europe
    Samia A Hurst
    Bioethics Institute, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1138-43. 2006
    ..Bedside rationing by physicians is controversial. The debate, however, is clouded by lack of information regarding the extent and character of bedside rationing...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Internal medicine according to the new Swiss executives]
    Arnaud Perrier
    Rev Med Suisse 2:3-6. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint [The charter on medical professionalism: a salutary reminder of our values]
    Jacques Cornuz
    Rev Med Suisse 2:259-60. 2006