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Incidental chest radiographic findings in adult patients with acute cough.

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PURPOSE: Imaging may produce unexpected or incidental findings with consequences for patients and ordering of future investigations. Chest radiography in patients with acute cough is among the most common reasons for imaging in primary care, but data on associated incidental findings are lacking. We set out to describe the type and prevalence of incidental chest radiography findings in primary care patients with acute cough. METHODS: We report on data from a cross-sectional study in 16 Europ...

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10.1370/afm.1384

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van Vugt, S More by this author
Broekhuizen, L More by this author
Zuithoff, N More by this author
de Jong, P More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
Annals of family medicine
Volume:
10
Issue:
6
Pages:
510-515
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1544-1717
ISSN:
1544-1709
URN:
uuid:e269369d-3004-4a88-a474-a4c27eb8baab
Source identifiers:
418245
Local pid:
pubs:418245

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