Create your own “computerized” view box

By Robert A. Audell, MD

Simple technique turns a computer monitor into a radiographic viewer

Wide dissemination of computers and digital media has had the effect of supplanting plain radiographs and radiographic view boxes in many orthopaedic offices. Nevertheless, orthopaedists will often be faced with the prospect of viewing “physical X-ray media.” For example, a patient may bring in old radiographs or “outside” films.

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