This Rapid Response review looked for clinical evidence and evidence-based guidelines on ventilation-perfusion imaging for diagnosing pulmonary embolism during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because the procedure often induces coughing in patients, there are concerns about its potential role in transmitting COVID-19 infection from patients to health care providers. However, no relevant evidence or evidence-based guidelines were identified.

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Ventilation and Perfusion Imaging for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Embolisms During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Review of Safety and Guidelines

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