Critical evaluation of three chest radiograph scores in cystic fibrosis.

@article{Sawyer1994CriticalEO,
  title={Critical evaluation of three chest radiograph scores in cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Susan M Sawyer and John B Carlin and M DeCampo and Glenn Bowes},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1994},
  volume={49 9},
  pages={863-6}
}
BACKGROUND A number of chest radiographic scores have been developed to assess the severity of respiratory disease in cystic fibrosis but critical statistical evaluation has been limited. In particular, the chest radiograph component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) clinical score has not previously been validated. Three different chest radiograph scores have been compared and the association between them and lung function tests investigated. METHODS The interobserver and… CONTINUE READING