Pocket Tutor Chest X-Ray Interpretation

by Mike Darby, Ladli Chandratreya

The chest X-ray remains the most frequently requested radiological investigation in clinical practice. Pocket Tutor Chest X-Ray Interpretation to help the reader develop a systematic understanding of how to interpret the chest X-ray, and identify pitfalls to watch out for when interpreting chest X-rays. The opening chapter explains the basic concepts of chest radiology, including the underpinning elementary physics. Chapters 2 and 3 present the building blocks for understanding normal and abnormal chest radiology, respectively. The remaining chapters describe common clinical disorders for which chest radiology is an important investigative tool. These include clinical scenarios together with labelled chest X-rays to guide the reader. For the second edition, Author added new images and a chapter on chest X-ray interpretation in the context of thoracic trauma. Chapter 11 now contains images of newer medical devices to help the reader understand the changing practice in disease management. This book will serve as a handy companion for quick reference, and that the knowledge gained will guide you in the management of your patients.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Darby Mike
North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK
2. Chandratreya Ladli North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK
ISBN 9781909836860
Speciality Medicine, Radiology & Nuclear Medicin
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18539
Edition 2/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 296
Book Type Professional


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