International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Radiology and Medical Imaging Sciences | India | Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022 | Rating: 4.7 / 10


Role of Chest X-Ray to Assess Placement of Lines and Tubes in Intensive Care Unit

Dr. Abhijeet Dnyaneshwar Bhosale | Dr. Kiran Choldas Patil | Dr. Prafulla Ramnath Kute | Dr. Kamalakar Reddy


Abstract: Objectives: Various monitoring and supporting devices are used in patients in intensive care unit. These devices are life saving if they are placed properly. Incorrect placement may be life threatening. Chest x ray is invaluable modality to check proper placement and follow up of these devices. Method: In this study, 157 patients in intensive care unit were radiographed using portable x ray machine and analyzed over a duration of one month. Conclusion: Chest x ray is a very handy tool to check placement of lines and tubes in patients in intensive care unit.


Keywords: lines and tubes in patients in intensive care unit, chest x ray in intensive care unit


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 12, December 2022,


Pages: 430 - 435



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