A 73-year-old male asked:
If a patient has pulmonary oedema but pneumonia is suspected then can an x-ray still give a reliable diagnosis? is there another standard diagnostic test that can be used in these circumstances?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
Combination: The answer lies in a combination of clinical history, and examination supported by specific imaging and laboratory testing which requires experience and training. Rely on the doctor treating you.
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Radiology 25 years experience
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Last updated Nov 28, 2013
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