The icon below opens an interactive tutorial that serves as an introduction to chest x-ray interpretation for medical students and residents. In addition to text and pictures, this tutorial contains interactive features which supplement the text and make it a more dynamic learning experience. The first part of the tutorial focuses on the normal chest radiograph anatomy while the second part consists of ten cases representing some of most common patterns of abnormalities seen on a chest radiographs. The second part of the tutorial uses an interactive question and answer process that guides the student through a stepwise approach to chest x-ray interpretation, which includes recognition of the abnormality, pattern description, and finally the differential diagnosis of the abnormality.
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