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Clinical assessment and monitoring of chest radiographs in acute cardiology

This topic is a part of the E-learning programme (ESCeL) on Acute Cardiovascular Care which offers a portfolio of 79 chapters among 11 sections.

Despite the growing array of sophisticated imaging modalities, the chest radiograph (‘chest X-ray’ or ‘CXR’) is informative and easy to perform.

A careful and systematic approach to the interpretation of the CXR is critical.

When findings are matched with clinical signs the CXR can be a powerful tool in improving patient care.

The topic comprises 5 core courses which provide a detailed overview of clinical assessment and monitoring of chest radiographs in acute cardiology.

What’s inside?

5 courses on:

  • A Systematic Approach to Interpreting Chest Radiographs
  • Excess Fluid
  • Air-Related Problems
  • Lung-Parenchymal
  • Problems Medical Devices

Each course ends with a MCQs test.

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Course Co-ordinator

  • Dr Susanna Price
  • Dr Sofie Gevaert

Course Contributors

  • Dr Tim Dawes
  • Dr Ehsan Ahmadnia