On-demand ordering of chest radiographs reduced the number of chest radiographs in mechanically ventilated adults

Soth, Mark
March 2010
ACP Journal Club;3/16/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 3, p6
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a medical research related to the mechanically ventilated adult patients. It explores how does on demand ordering of chest radiographs compare with routine daily ordering for total number of chest radiographs performed per day. It concludes that on-demand ordering of chest radiographs reduced the number of chest radiographs performed per day compared with routine daily ordering in mechanically ventilated patients.


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