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for Non-resolving CXR Infiltrate

   
Non-resolving CXR Infiltrate
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Evaluation of antibiotic coverage
2) Historical investigation of environmental and infectious exposures
3) Review of previous and current medications
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
1) Current and old chest x-rays
2) CT scan of thorax with contrast
3) PPD
4) Bronchoscopy
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Pneumonia - American Lung Association site
Appointment Timeframe < 1 month
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records, pulmonary function tests and chest x-rays to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-355
Patients: 734-647-9342, 888-287-1084
Clinic Location Sites Pulmonary and Critical Care Clinic Locations
UM Consulting Physician Pulmonary Faculty
Revised on: 07/25/2011