Book Description: This handy pocket guide simplifies the interpretation of chest x-rays. It describes the range of conditions likely to be encountered and guides the user through the process of examining and interpreting the film based on the appearance of the abnormality shown. It then helps the user determine the nature of the abnormality and points toward possible differential diagnoses. It gives advice on how to examine an x-ray, how to check its technical quality, and how to identify lesions. All x-rays are accompanied by a simple line diagram outlining where the abnormality is located.