5th year CXR
The chest radiograph is ubiquitous is medical practice, but a very important investigation for just about any patient who is admitted to hospital and a huge number of people who attend the Emergency Department.
Assessment of the chest x-ray can be daunting, but with a structured approach and practice at pattern recognition, it becomes easy to recognise common pathology and be confident about diagnoses.
Common pathology includes:
In this playlist, there have been a selection of cases that represent most of the common abnormalities seen on chest radiographs. Review the playlist several times to be sure that you are confident with these diagnoses.