Copyright © 2009 [Gerald R. Aben, MD MSU Department of Radiology]. All rights reserved.
Revised: April 08, 2009
Step-by-Step Approach


Evaluating the Chest Radiograph

An 8 Step process.   Utilizing this multi step process will assure you a always performing a complete evaluation of the chest radiograph.

1: Identification

2: Labeling

3:  Film Quality

4:  Bones and Soft Tissues

5:  The Diaphragms

6:  The Heart

7:  The Mediastinum and Hila

8:  The Lungs