Drawings of lateral views of the radius illustrate Colles, Smith, and Barton fractures. The Smith and Colles fracture-dislocations are nonarticular. The Barton fracture is articular involving the radiocarpal joint. The Barton distal fracture fragment may be displaced in either a dorsal or ventral (volar) direction.
👨🏽💻REVIEW THE BONES: read on for some tips on reviewing bones on a chest X-ray 👨🏽💻I do not consider a chest X-Ray review complete until I have outlined every bone - it is important to make sure that all visible bones are looked at including the posterior and anterior ribs, vertebrae if visible, clavicles and scapulae 👨🏽💻What are we looking for? ▫️A break in cortex or deviated contour that may suggest an acute fracture. This can change the context of the X-Ray. For example