Presentation on theme: "For: Nottingham SCRUBS 26th August 2006 Presented by: Matthew"— Presentation transcript:
1 For: Nottingham SCRUBS 26th August 2006 Presented by: Matthew The Chest X-RayFor: Nottingham SCRUBS 26th August 2006Presented by: Matthew
2 Aims: Basics Best exam results Appreciate the role radiology plays ? Instil an interest in radiology
3 Contents: Densities Techniques Anatomy CXR Interpretation Common PathologiesQuestions
4 Densities The big two densities are: (1) WHITE - Bone (2) BLACK - Air The others are:(3) DARK GREY- Fat(4) GREY- Soft tissue/waterAnd if anything Man-made is on the film, it is:(5) BRIGHT WHITE - Man-made
5 Techniques - Projection P-A (relation of x-ray beam to patient)
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