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Paediatric elbow radiograph (an approach)

Paediatric elbow radiographs are commonly encountered in the emergency department and, when approached in a systematic fashion, are not as difficult to interpret as most people think! Systematic review Ossification Check that the ossification centres are present and in the correct position. T...
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Wrist radiograph (an approach)

Wrist radiographs are ubiquitous on any night of the week in emergency departments, especially when pavements are icy! Systematic review Distal radial contour Check the contour of the distal radius: AP the distal radial articular surface should cup the carpals the articular surface should ...
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Shoulder radiograph (an approach)

Shoulder radiographs are common films to see in the Emergency Department, especially during the weekend after sporting events. Systematic review Glenohumeral joint articular surfaces should be parallel the humeral head should be on the glenoid in any other view if the humeral head lies unde...
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Paediatric shoulder radiograph (an approach)

Paediatric shoulder radiographs are usually performed after trauma in older children. However, seat-belt injuries during motor vehicle accidents can cause shoulder trauma at any age. Birth trauma may also be factor. Systematic review Clavicle Check the cortex and review alignment: if there i...
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Shoulder radiograph protocol

A shoulder radiograph protocol will depend on the age of the patient, and on whether the indication is because of trauma. Best practice is to have 2 orthogonal views of any bone or joint, so an AP and lateral film are obtained. The anatomy of the shoulder and the position required to acquire th...
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Hand radiograph (an approach)

Hand radiographs are commonplace in the Emergency Department or the trauma reporting list. Systematic review Review the wrist A hand radiograph contains a PA and oblique view of the distal radius and ulna and the carpus. check the wrist as you would for a wrist radiograph (an approach) dist...
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Pelvic radiograph (an approach)

Systematic review Three rings trace the main pelvic ring and two obturator foramina if a ring is disrupted, think fracture... then look for a second one Joint spaces the sacroiliac joint spaces should be equal, 2-4mm the symphysis pubis joint space should be ≤ 5mm if either joint space is...
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Foot radiograph (an approach)

Foot radiographs are commonly performed in Emergency departments, usually after sport-related trauma and often with a clinical request that states lateral border pain. Remember to check the whole film, though. Often, a foot x-ray is also requested for the investigation of osteomyelitis, arthriti...
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Ankle radiograph (an approach)

Ankle radiographs are frequently performed in emergency departments, usually, after trauma, the radiographic series is comprised of three views: an anteroposterior, mortise, and a lateral. They may be performed to assess degenerative or inflammatory arthritis as well as to look for the sequela o...
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Knee radiograph (an approach)

Systematic review Effusion? Check for an effusion on the lateral: peripatellar fat pads should sit next to each other anterior suprapatellar fat pad prefemoral fat pad soft tissue density between them indicates an effusion if simple effusion (haemarthrosis), think severe ligamentous, meni...
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Shoulder annotated x-rays

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 22 Apr 2014
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Wrist: annotated x-rays

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 22 Apr 2014
32% complete
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