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posteroanterior chest radiograph

- XR beam from back-to-front
- chest pressed against cassette

2

anteroposterior chest radiograph

- XR beam from front-to-back
- back pressed against cassette

3

lateral chest radiograph

- XR beam from side-to-side
- side pressed against cassette

4

radiograph film densities/appearances:

- air =
- fat =
- bone =
- metal =
- calcium =
- organs, muscles, soft tissues =

- black
- black
- white
- white
- white
- shades of gray