Learn how to read a chest X Ray with a straightforward approach illustrated by Roger Seheult, MD of http://www.medcram.com. Understand the basics of how chest films are attained, the appearance of a normal chest Xray, visible anatomy on a chest x-ray, a systematic approach to reading chest X-Rays, and several examples of abnormal chest X-Ray findings including: pneumonia, atelectasis, pneumothorax, plural effusion, heart failure, and pulmonary edema.
This is video 1 of 3 on chest X-Ray analysis, which includes the appearance of a normal CXR as well as background on how the chest Xray is attained. Videos 2 and 3 cover the interpretation of chest radiography, and abnormal chest x-rays.
Speaker: Roger Seheult, MD
Clinical and Exam Preparation Instructor
Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.
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