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Pulmonary clot or Pulmonary embolism when massive always present with Cardiogenic shock having systolic Blood pressure of less than 90 mmHg along with right ventricular dysfunction .
So definitely Hip replacement surgery , prolonged bed rest are strong risk factors for Pulmonary embolism .
And massive Pulmonary embolism always present with shock .
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Why do you need to know if this would be considered accidental? For example is the life insurance higher if the death as a result of an accident? Or are you asking about suing the doctor?
This is not likely going to be considered an accidental death. However, it would make sense for you to call the insurance company back and explain that you were in a state of shock and profound mourning at the time you first spoke to them and wanted to share the details of the death with them because in fact while you are not in a position to allege negligence the death could in fact be interpreted as being as a result of an accident since it was not expected that your spouse would die like this.
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