An 88 year old male hospitalized for orthopedic surgery.
On the 4th day of the hospitalization at 6 AM:
High RR alerts (32 Br/min)
and increased HR
Hypotension (84/57 mmHg)
SpO2 was 96%.
RRT was activated.
Pulmonary embolism was suspected and diagnosed.
The patient was transferred to the ICU to continue monitoring and treatment
Surg. Dep., Netherlands