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Table 4 Pattern of On- Demand chest radiography practice in ICUs

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

A Chest radiograph is always performed after: N (%)
Circulatory deterioration
 Yes 215 (43.5)
 No 280 (56.5)
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
 Yes 289 (58.4)
 No 206 (41.6)
Arrival in ICU
 Yes 403 (81.5)
 No 93 (18.5)
Before removal of endotracheal tube
 Yes 172 (34.7)
 No 323 (65.3)
After removal of endotracheal tube
 Yes 164 (33.1)
 No 331 (66.9)
Before ICU discharge
 Yes 80 (16.2)
 No 415 (83.8)
Insertion of other invasive devices
 Yes 312 (63.1)
 No 183 (36.9)
Before the early morning around by ICU team
 Yes 332 (67.1)
 No 163 (32.9)
Removal of chest tube
 Yes 360 (72.8)
 No 135 (27.2)