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Table 6 Audit results of ‘unexpected’ chest radiograph results among ICU patients with pneumonia and endocrine/rheumatologic diagnoses

From: Automated identification of pneumonia in chest radiograph reports in critically ill patients

Results by ICU admission diagnosis class
Pneumonia Endocrine/Rheumatologic
Category Number (%) Category Number (%)
Incorrect reading 7 (4.5) Incorrect reading 10 (7.1)
Normal report 50 (31.8) Pneumonia-relevant term 65 (46.1)
Heart failure 34 (21.7) Atelectasis versus pneumonia-relevant 40 (28.4)
Other (e.g., mass, nodules) 27 (17.2) Edema versus pneumonia-relevant 11 (7.8)
Atelectasis 16 (6.4) Other 8 (5.7)
Hypoinflation 10 (4.5) Pneumonia 7 (5.0)
Interstitial markings 5 (3.2)   
Diaphragmatic process 4 (2.5)   
Scar/chronic process 4 (2.5)