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Method of Singal et al for Prediction of Pneumonia in the Emergency Department

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The probability of pneumonia in patients presenting to the Emergency Department can be estimated from clinical findings and the physician's assessment of the patient. The goal is to better utilize radiographic resources by not ordering chest X-rays in patients at low risk for pneumonia.

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