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


( Last Updated : June 8, 2020)
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RB1493-000

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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 into long-term care facilities?


Key Message

No literature was identified regarding the clinical utility of chest x-rays for the assessment of illness prior to adults being placed in long-term care facilities. In addition, no evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding assessments for illness prior to adults being placed into long-term care facilities.