After completing this module you should be able to:
Identify catheters, drainage tubes and other medical equipment that is commonly seen on plain radiographs
Be able to state if the line or tube is in a correct position
Identify complications arising from the insertion of lines and tubes
Confidently be able to describe complex appearances caused by multiple lines

 

 

This module contains 5 sections:
Introduction   >>     Objectives and self assessment quiz
Basics   >>      How to interpret the appearance of lines and tubes on a radiograph
Lines and Tubes   >>   The correct positioning and uses of common tubes and lines
Complications   >> Incorrect positioning and complications from insertion of lines and tubes
Questions   >> MCQs and OSCEs