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

Sembatya, J
August 2008
Thorax;Aug2008, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p737
Academic Journal
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.


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