Chapter 4. The Chest and Upper Respiratory Tract

  1. Maryann Hardy MSc, BSc(Hons), DCR and
  2. Stephen Boynes MSc, BSc(Hons), TDCR

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776070.ch4

Paediatric Radiography

Paediatric Radiography

How to Cite

Hardy, M. and Boynes, S. (2003) The Chest and Upper Respiratory Tract, in Paediatric Radiography, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776070.ch4

Author Information

  1. School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 4 JUN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056316

Online ISBN: 9780470776070

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Keywords:

  • respiratory tract;
  • functional anatomy;
  • extra-thoracic airway;
  • radiographic technique;
  • radiographic assessment

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Structural and functional anatomy

  • Pathology of the chest and upper respiratory tract

  • Radiographic technique for the chest and upper respiratory tract

  • Choice of projection

  • Radiographic assessment criteria for antero-posterior/postero-anterior projections of the chest

  • Supplementary radiographic projections of the chest and upper respiratory tract

  • Exposure factors and radiation protection

  • Summary

  • References