A 52 year old bricklayer is transferred from another hospital with an acute episode of dizziness, palpitations and tachycardia. 2 days prior, he had bilateral total knee replacements for osteoarthritis.
Chest X-Rays (CXR) are routine investigation in clinical practice and consequently it is important for medical students and clinician’s alike to know how to interpret them. There are many approaches to CXR interpretation, each trying to ensure that key abnormalities are identified and no area is overlooked.
Ever since being faced with a spontaneous tension pneumothorax at sea on a dived submarine…I have had an interest in managing pneumothorax.
A 69 yo lady presents with a fall, productive cough, fever and dyspnoea Describe and interpret this CXR
77 year old male presents with central chest pain. Describe and interpret this CXR