Admission and Pre-op Chest X-ray 

Avoid admission or preoperative chest x-rays for ambulatory patients with unremarkable history and physical exam.

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Choosing Wisely Video:  Patient Story About Unnecessary Pre-op Chest X-ray

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Choosing Wisely Handout: Chest X-Rays Before Surgery

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Appropriate Imaging Podcast: Preoperative Chest Radiography

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Choosing Wisely Topic: Admission and Pre-op Chest X-Ray

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ACR Appropriateness Criteria: Routine Chest Radiography

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RSCAN: Admission and Preoperative Chest X-Rays for Ambulatory Patients With Unremarkable History and Physical Examination

Jacobson FL, et al. JACR.2017;14(3):380-382view more button