R22 Chest x-ray interpretation: lines and tubes

Playlist contributed by Amanda Er
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This playlist consists of cases to help with interpreting common lines, tubes and devices on a chest x-ray. At the end of this playlist, you should be able to:

  • identify correct line and tube placement
  • raise concerns for incorrect line and tube placement
  • look out for any associated abnormalities or devices
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Hopefully, you are now more confident in evaluating if a line or tube is in the right spot on a chest x-ray, so that patients can get the right medication or treatment they need.

Feel free to contact me ([email protected]) if you would like any further clarifications.

Cheers, Amanda Er

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Lines & tubes covered in this playlist include:

Apart from these, you will also learn to recognise the appearance of other tubes, lines or devices around the body, although assessing their position would not be necessary: