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Determining symptoms for chest radiographs in patients with swine flu (H1N1)

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dc.contributor.author Al-Nakshabandi, Nizar A. pl
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-18T08:48:05Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-18T08:48:05Z
dc.date.issued 2011 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1733-134X pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/57035
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Determining symptoms for chest radiographs in patients with swine flu (H1N1) pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 45-48 pl
dc.description.additional Bibliogr. s. 48 pl
dc.identifier.weblink http://archiwum.polradiol.com/abstract/index/idArt/882144 pl
dc.abstract.en Background: The question arises about the chest X-ray findings and clinical symptoms in swine flu and about the most important clinical finding when correlated with the chest radiograph. Should physicians order a chest X-ray in each patient suspected of having swine flu? Material/Methods: There were 179 patients with a high suspicion of swine flu. All 179 patients had an initial chest radiograph. As many as 65 males (representing 56% of the projected study population) had a normal chest radiograph, while 35 males (representing 55.6% of the study population) had an abnormal chest X-ray. As many as 51 females (representing 44% of the population) had a normal chest X-ray, while 20 females (representing 44% of the study population) had abnormal chest X-rays. Results: Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was not a determining factor for normal vs. abnormal chest X-ray (CXR). Rapid antigen test was not a determining factor for normal vs. abnormal CXR. Fever was not a determining factor for normal vs. abnormal CXR. Cough appears to be a determining factor for normal vs. abnormal CXR. Sore throat appears to be a determining factor for normal vs. abnormal CXR. Chest pain was not a determining factor for normal vs. abnormal CXR. Presence of cough with PCR was statistically significant. Conclusions: In my opinion, chest radiographs in patients with suspected H1N1 should only be obtained if there is a cough or sore throat. Other symptoms associated with H1N1 do not warrant a chest radiograph unless absolutely necessary. pl
dc.subject.en swine flu (H1N1) pl
dc.subject.en chest X-ray pl
dc.subject.en symptoms pl
dc.description.volume 76 pl
dc.description.number 4 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 1899-0967 pl
dc.title.journal Polish Journal of Radiology pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.date.accession 2018-09-18 pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.identifier.articleid 882144 pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC-ND; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0 pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / OP pl


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