Unnecessary Chest X-Rays on Kids Common

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Unnecessary Chest X-Rays on Kids Common
Unnecessary Chest X-Rays on Kids Common
Too many pediatric chest X-rays are done unnecessarily, an analysis suggested. Only those radiographs done for chest pain were positive for more than one in 10 (13.6%), most commonly due to pneumonia (5.1%), they reported at the Radiological Society of North America meeting here. And that was true "even in our tertiary care center with referrals for rare diseases or unusual presentations," Packard noted in a release from RSNA.
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