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Name of Media:

Routine chest X-rays following bronchoscopy guided percutaneous dilational tracheostomy(PDT)


Souvik Das, Mick Jennings

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Type of Media:

Medical Professional Education

Media Originally for:

Critical Care Physicians

Country of Origin:

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Primary Focus of Media:

Pre-Use of PICS Designation

COVID-19 Related:



In [patients who have undergone bronchoscopy guided percutaneous dilational tracheostomy in intensive care] is a [routine chest x ray necessary] to [rule out immediate postoperative complications like pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum or malposition of tube].

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