Chest X-ray (Chest radiography, CXR) is one of the most frequently performed radiological examination. This study guide can help nurses understand their tasks and responsibilities during a chest x-ray.
The trillions of cells in the body require an abundant and continuous supply of oxygen to carry out their vital functions. We cannot “do without oxygen” for even a little while, as we can without food or water.
Pneumothorax is one of the disorders of the chest and lower respiratory tract. It occurs when the parietal or visceral pleura is breached and the pleural space is exposed to positive atmospheric pressure.