Value of Radiological Follow up in Children Hospitalized With Lobar Pneumonia
The study intends to assess the utility of performing a follow up X rays in children admitted to pediatric wards with lobar pneumonia. Usually those children are discharged with a recommendation for a follow up X rays but there are no enough studies proving that this recommendation is really necessary.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||The Study Intend to Evaluate the Usefulness of Performing a Follow up X Rays in Children Admitted With Lobar Pneumonia.|
|Study Start Date:||March 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||February 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Children discharged with the recommendation of performing a follow up X rays after lobar pneumonia
Retrospective data obtained from electronic files
Thew study will include follow up data in a group of about 200 patients admitted with lobar pneumonia during the years 2006 to 2007. All the clinical and laboratory data will be collected and also the X rays findings.
The findings of follow up X rays if they were performed will also be summarized.
|Pediatric Dpt B - Ha'Emek Medical Center|
|Afula, Israel, 18101|
|Principal Investigator:||Sakran Waheeb, MD||Pediatric Dpt B - Ha'Emek Medical Center - Afula - 18101 - Israel|
|Principal Investigator:||Ronza Andraws, MD||Pediatric Dpt B - Ha'Emek Medical Center - Afula - Israel|