Approach to the radiograph

Step 1: Obtain needed views

Step 2: Examine individual bones

Step 3: Assess alignment

Note: Information for the "Approach to the Radiograph" section of this module was taken from: Rockwood and Green's Fracture in Adults, fourth edition, edited by Charles A. Rockwood, David P. Green, Robert W. Bucholz and James D. Heckman. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, 1996.