Reasons for Test
- Bad or persistent cough
- Difficulty breathing
- Coughing up blood
- Chest pain
- Chest injury
What to Expect
Prior to Test
Description of Test
How Long Will It Take?
Will It Hurt?
Call Your Doctor
American Heart Association http://www.heart.org
Radiology Info.org http://www.radiologyinfo.org
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
Radiology for Patients http://www.radiologyinfo.ca
Chest x-rays: sorting out problems in your chest. Mayo Clinic website. Available at: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chest-x-rays/MY00297 . Updated May 21, 2011. Accessed on March 28, 2013.
X-ray (Radiography), Chest. Radiological Society of North America. Radiology Info website. Available at: http://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=chestrad&bhcp=1 . Updated March 15, 2013. Accessed on March 28, 2013.
- Reviewer: Marcin Chwistek, MD
- Review Date: 06/2013 -
- Update Date: 06/24/2013 -
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