Introduction to Trauma X-ray
Tutorial Conclusion

Tutorial key points

  • Use the correct anatomical terms for description of bone and joint injuries
  • X-rays are used to diagnose fractures - assesses fracture treatment - and to check for fracture complications
  • Be aware of the appearances of fracture mimics

Related tutorials

This tutorial has introduced some key principles regarding the role of X-rays in the investigation and management of trauma. More specific principles apply to specific body parts. These are discussed in more detail in the relevant tutorials.

Course assessment

A certificated course completion assessment is available which is based on the material in this tutorial and the related sections.

All our online course completion certificates are CPD/CME accredited by the Royal College of Radiologists, London, UK.