Question 1.

Which of the following statements is true regarding the majority of patients with pulmonary embolism:

(A) signs of DVT are present.

(B)hypercoagulability 2o to abnormalities of protein C/S and/or antithrombin III are present.

(C)survival is long enough for PE to be diagnosed and treatment initiated (i.e. >1 hr).

(D) hemoptysis is present.