Opacities

Use tracheal deviation either toward or away from a large lung opacity on a CXR to narrow the differential of the lesion. (5 minutes)
Identify key features to identify and determine the severity of congestive left heart failure on a chest x-ray. (5 minutes)
Learn to identify an air bronchogram on chest x-ray and describe the pathologies that lead to the appearance of air bronchograms.
Use tracheal and mediastinal deviation to help differentiate the etiology of lung whiteout and other large opacities.
Differentiate between bulky lymphadenopathy and enlarged pulmonary arteries in a CXR with enlarged hila.