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Table 3 Clinicians perspective on the benefits of the chest radiography practice

From: Daily routine versus on-demand chest radiograph policy and practice in adult ICU patients- clinicians’ perspective

Variable N (%)
In your opinion, the daily routine chest radiograph influences care of patient in:
  < 10% 24 (4.8)
 10–20% 53 (10.7)
 20–30% 75 (15.1)
 30–60% 151 (30.5)
  > 60% 178 (36)
 Missing 14 (2.9)
In your opinion, the on-demand chest radiograph influences care of patients in
  < 10% 21 (4.2)
 10–20% 35 (7.1)
 20–30% 84 (16.9)
 30–60% 164 (33.1)
  > 60% 174 (35.2)
 Missing 17 (3.5)
A chest radiograph is essential for the judgment of the following:
Presence or absence of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
 Yes 462 (93.3)
 No 33 (6.7)
Presence or absence of pneumonia
 Yes 457 (92.3)
 No 38 (7.7)
Presence or absence of pneumothorax
 Yes 463 (93.5)
 No 32 (6.5)
Pulmonary Edema
 Yes 434 (87.7)
 No 61 (12.3)
Position of central venous line
 Yes 457 (92.3)
 No 38 (7.7)
Position of chest tube
 Yes 462 (93.3)
 No 33 (6.7)
Position of intra-aortic counter pulsing device
 Yes 371 (75.0)
 No 124 (25.0)
Recommending On- Demand Chest Radiography
 Yes 362 (73.1)
 No 119 (24.0)
 Missing 14 (2.9)