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Evaluating Validity of Clinical Criteria for Requesting Chest X-Rays in Trauma Patients

2014-07-23 21:08:55 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to identify the clinical criteria for requesting a chest x-ray in a patient with blunt trauma and its findings such as clinical signs with a high sensitivity could be used in a larger study to codify the final criteria.

Description

At present, a Chest x-ray is obtained from all trauma patients having suspicion to chest trauma. The indications for such radiographs are not well defined. This results in a large number of unnecessary chest radiographs being obtained. Our goal was to identify the clinical criteria for requesting a chest x-ray in a patient with blunt trauma and its findings such as clinical signs with a high sensitivity could be used in a larger study to codify the final criteria.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

Conditions

Chest Trauma

Location

Al-zahra university hospital
Isfahan
Iran, Islamic Republic of
0311

Status

Completed

Source

Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:55-0400

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