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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Podcast: A discussion on ordering imaging exams for 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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Article: R-SCAN: Admission and Preoperative Chest X-Rays for Ambulatory Patients With Unremarkable History and Physical Examination

Jacobson FL, et al. JACR March 2017.view more button

Imaging Order Simulation: Selecting the best imaging exam for preoperative chest radiography

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