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IMAGING Management

No decrease in x-rays for infants with bronchiolitis, despite guidelines

2018 17 Oct

Current guidelines recommend against routine x-rays for infants with bronchiolitis, a viral lower respiratory tract infection that often lands babies in the hospital. Despite the guidelines, an analysis of emergency department visits in the United States suggests no decrease in the rate of x-rays from 2007 to 2015, with nearly half of children under... Read more

IMAGING Management

No decrease in x-rays for infants with bronchiolitis, despite guidelines

2018 17 Oct

Current guidelines recommend against routine x-rays for infants with bronchiolitis, a viral lower respiratory tract infection that often lands babies in the hospital. Despite the guidelines, an analysis of emergency department visits in the United States suggests no decrease in the rate of x-rays from 2007 to 2015, with nearly half of children under... Read more