TITLE

Early routine follow-up chest radiographs for pneumonia are not useful

AUTHOR(S)
Sembatya, J
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Thorax;Aug2008, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p737
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study which examined the clinical value of chest radiographs for patients hospitalized with severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). The study was observed during the 4-week period after the diagnosis of severe CAP in immune competent hospitalized patients and was based on a prospective randomized trial on the cost-effectiveness of switching form parenteral to oral treatment.
ACCESSION #
34153267

 

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