General radiography

Last revised by Andrew Murphy on 19 Sep 2021

General radiography, also known as plain film radiography, is the specialty within medical imaging that utilizes projectional radiography to examine anatomy. It is often referred to as simply ‘x-ray’ within medical imaging departments. Due to the differences in pediatric projectional radiography and adult projectional radiography, the sections are clearly separated. Although the principles remain similar - practices vary significantly between the two.

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