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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 left and right central venous catheters (CVCs) on a chest x ray and the appropriate location of their placement
Use the meniscus sign to identify a pleural effusion. Use the degree of mediastinal shift to determine preponderance of effusion vs. atelectasis.
Learn to identify an air bronchogram on chest x-ray and describe the pathologies that lead to the appearance of air bronchograms.