Chest radiography evaluation in patients admitted with confirmed COVID-19 infection

Expiry Date
: 29/06/2029
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
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The study reviews chest radiographs of COVID-19 patients, highlighting common findings and using the Brixia score to correlate radiographic severity with patient outcomes.

Keywords: chest radiography; chest X-ray; SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19; chest X-ray scoring system; Brixia scoring system

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:

The article aims to educate on the demographic and radiographic characteristics of COVID-19 pneumonia in hospitalized patients and the utility of the Brixia scoring system for assessing disease severity and prognosis.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Identify common radiographic features of COVID-19 pneumonia.
  2. Use the Brixia scoring system to assess disease severity.
  3. Correlate radiographic severity with patient outcomes.

Instructions for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
  • The pass grade is 70%;
  • You need to pass the quiz to claim your CPD certificate;
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