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Chest radiographs for acute lower respiratory tract infections

  1. Amy Millicent Y Cao1,
  2. Joleen P Choy1,
  3. Lakshmi Narayana Mohanakrishnan1,*,
  4. Roger F Bain1,
  5. Mieke L van Driel2,3,4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 26 DEC 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 5 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009119.pub2


How to Cite

Cao AMY, Choy JP, Mohanakrishnan LN, Bain RF, van Driel ML. Chest radiographs for acute lower respiratory tract infections. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD009119. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009119.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Bond University, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    The University of Queensland, Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    Bond University, Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

  4. 4

    Ghent University, Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Ghent, Belgium

*Lakshmi Narayana Mohanakrishnan, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, University Drive, Gold Coast, Queensland, 4229, Australia. motazz07@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 26 DEC 2013

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
  4. References to other published versions of this review
Swingler 2008