PULMONARY EMBOLISM

A pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot obstructs a pulmonary artery and a loss of blood flow to lung tissue occurs.

PULMONARY EMBOLISM: "A pulmonary embolism is a serious medical condition and must be addressed as soon as possible."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PULMONARY EMBOLISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pulmonary-embolism/ (accessed April 3, 2020).
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