12. The Abnormal Chest X-ray

  1. David Vaughan,
  2. Neville Robinson,
  3. Nuala Lucas and
  4. Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Published Online: 16 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323948.ch12

Handbook of Obstetric High Dependency Care

Handbook of Obstetric High Dependency Care

How to Cite

Vaughan, D., Robinson, N., Lucas, N. and Arulkumaran, S. (2010) The Abnormal Chest X-ray, in Handbook of Obstetric High Dependency Care, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323948.ch12

Author Information

  1. Harrow and London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178211

Online ISBN: 9781444323948

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Keywords:

  • abnormal chest X-ray;
  • acutely sick patients, and pathology - normal looking chest X-ray;
  • mobile anteroposterior (AP) film - assisting gross pathology diagnosis;
  • plan, for chest X-ray interpretation;
  • lung consolidation changes - on X-ray;
  • critically ill patient, not required - to be sent out of HDU for chest X-ray;
  • normal X-ray, not indicating nil pathology - patients treated, not based on X-ray picture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Describe the film

  • Abnormalities