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Table 1 Indications for obtaining chest film

From: Do pediatric intensivists and radiologists concur on the interpretation of chest radiographs?

Indication Number
Respiratory distress 65
R/O pneumonia 16
Cystic fibrosis 3
R/O acute chest syndrome 1
R/O congestive heart failure 1
R/O pleural effusion or pneumothorax 2
Follow-up 144
Procedures  
   Intubation 39
   Line placement 18
   Chest tube placement 1
   Thoracentesis 3
  1. R/O, rule out.