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Table 3 Comparison of CXR strategies between 2006 and 2013

From: Significant changes in the practice of chest radiography in Dutch intensive care units: a web-based survey

  2006 (n = 41) 2013 (n = 69) P-value
Daily routine CXR strategy; n (%) 26 (63) 27 (39) 0.018
All patients 6 (15) 5 (7) 0.324
Mechanically ventilated patients 15 (37) 4 (6) < 0.001
Other daily routine strategy 5 (12) 18 (26) 0.095
‘On-demand only’ strategy; n (%) 15 (37) 42 (61) 0.018
Routine CXR after; n (%)    
Chest tube placement 40 (98) 68 (99) 1.000
Endotracheal intubation 31 (76) 53 (77) 1.000
CVL placement 34 (83) 52 (76) 0.475
CPR setting 24 (59) 40 (68) 1.000
Tracheostomy 24 (59) 30 (43) 0.168
  1. CPR = cardiopulmonary resuscitation; CVL = central venous line; CXR = chest radiograph.