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Table 6 Suggested indications for which a CXR is deemed essential for diagnosis or assessment (All hospitals, n = 69)

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

Indication; n (%)
Presence of ARDS 43 (62)
Presence of a pneumonia 47 (68)
Presence of a pneumothorax 53 (77)
Patients volume status 12 (17)
Correct position of CVL 64 (93)
Correct position of chest tube 66 (96)
Correct position of IABP 36 (52)
  1. ARDS = Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome; CVL = central venous line; CXR = chest radiograph; IABP = intra-aortic balloon pump; n = number.