Chest X-rays for Medical Students is a unique teaching and learning resource that offers students, junior doctors, trainee radiologists, nurses, physiotherapists and nurse practitioners a basic understanding of the principles of chest radiology. Provides a memorable way to analyze and present chest radiographs – the unique ‘ABCDE’ system as developed by the authors Explains how to recognize basic radiological signs, pathology and patterns associated with common medical conditions as seen on plain PA and AP chest radiographs.
Presents each radiograph twice, side by side – once as would be seen in a clinical setting and again with the pathology clearly highlighted. Includes a section of self-assessment and presentation exercises to test knowledge and presentation technique
2.What are X-rays?
3.How are X-rays produced?
4.The resulting image on the X-ray film
5.How are X-ray images (radiographs) stored?
6.Hazards and precautions
9.In women of reproductive age
10..Chest X-ray (CXR) views
11.PA erect CXR
13.Normal anatomy on a PA chest X-ray
22.Presenting a chest radiograph
1.Overview of the ABCDE of chest X-rays
2.The ABCDE of chest X-rays
1.Common conditions and their radiological signs
6.Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
8.Asbestos-related lung disease
Autores: Christopher Clarke, Anthony Dux