Junior call case 1
of the right internal jugular central venous cather which lies in the right carotid artery.
For all ICU chest x-rays, the two findings to always consider carefully are
improperly positioned lines
Remember, even if the “lines and tubes are unchanged” for the past several days, there can still be a persistently stable but malpositioned line.
These findings are favorites for radiology boards examiners and also for malpractice lawyers.
Study description: THORAX