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Study: More diagnostic tests in ED may not improve outcomes for CAP

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According to study published by Pediatrics, emergency departments (EDs) that used more diagnostic tests for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) had higher hospitalization rates, but ED revisit rates weren’t significantly different between high and low ED users of tests. Read “Variation in emergency department diagnostic testing and disposition outcomes in pneumonia.”

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