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Chest X-Rays Prior to Placement in Long-Term Care Facilities: Clinical Utility and Guidelines

Last updated: December 7, 2017
Project Number: RA0942-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical utility of chest x-rays for the assessment of illness prior to adults being placed in long-term care facilities?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with assessments for illness prior to adults being placed in long-term care facilities?

Key Message

One evidence-based guideline was identified regarding assessments for illness prior to adults being placed in long-term care facilities.