Positioning

Card Set Information

Author:
Brie
ID:
115684
Filename:
Positioning
Updated:
2011-11-09 16:40:56
Tags:
Lower extremities
Folders:

Description:
Toe, foot, ankle
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Brie on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. What is the part position for an AP projection of the toes?
    • Plantar surface of foot resting on IR
    • Resting on a 15* wedge
  2. How is the central ray directed for an AP ptoj. of the foot?
    • 10-15* to calcaneous
    • MTP joints
  3. Where should you collimate for an AP proj. of the toes?
    • 4 sides
    • Include next digit from each side
    • distal metatarsals
  4. What is the part position for an AP oblique projection of the foot (with medial/lateral rotation)?
    • plantar surface of foot resting on IR
    • 30-40* medially (1-3 D)
    • 30-40* (4-5 D)
  5. How is the CR directed of an oblique proj. of the toes?
    • Perpendicular
    • MTP joints
    • 40 inches
  6. What is the criteria for an oblique proj. of the tooes?
    • digits of interest
    • distal metatarsals
    • include next digits from each side
  7. What is the part and patient position for the lateral-lateromedial/mediolateral proj. of the toes?
    • Patient recumbent
    • for 1-3 digits, rotate foot medially (lateromedial)
    • for 4-5 digits, rotate foot laterally (mediolateral)
  8. How is the CR directed for a lateral proj of the toes?
    • Perpendicular
    • IP joint of 1st digit
    • PIP joint of digits 2-5
  9. What is the criteria for a lateral proj of the toes?
    • Digits in question free of superimposition
    • true lateral
  10. What is the patient and part position for a tangential proj-sesamoid projection of the foot?
    • Patient prone/supine
    • Dorsiflex foot 15*-20*
    • dorsiflex first digit and rest it on IR
  11. What is the CR angle and centering for a tangential proj. of the toes?
    • Perpendicular
    • first MTP joint
  12. What is the criteria for a tangential (sesamoid) projection of the toes?
    • sesamoid bones in profile
    • borders of posterior margins of first to third dital metatarsals in profile
  13. What is the patient and part position for an AP dorsoplantar projection of the foot?
    • Patient supine
    • flex knee
    • plantat flat on IR
  14. Where and how is the CR directed for a dorsoplantar projection of the foot?
    • 10* posteriorly
    • base of 3rd metatarsal
    • SID 40"
  15. What is the criteria for a dorsoplantar proj. of the foot?
    • Entire foot
    • MP joint open
  16. What is the part position for an AP oblique-medial rotation projection of the foot?
    • rotate foot medially
    • plantar 30-40* to IR
  17. Where and how is the CR directed for an AP oblique-medial rotation projection of the foot?
    • perpendicular
    • base of 3rd metatarsal
  18. What is the criteria for an oblique medial rotation profection for the foot?
    • entire foot
    • tuberosity of base of the 5th metatarsal in profile
  19. What is the patient and part position for a Lateral projection of the foot (mediolateral/lateromedial)?
    • Patient lateral recumbent
    • knee flexed
    • plantar surface of foot is perpendicular to IR
  20. Where and how is the CR directed for a lateral proj. of the foot
    • perpendicular
    • medial cuneiform for mediolateral projection
  21. What is the criteria for a lateral proj. of the foot?
    • entire foot
    • 1" proximal ankle
    • 1" distal tibia-fibula
  22. What is the part and patient position for an AP weight bearing projection of the foot?
    • Patiet erect
    • feet directed straight ahead, parallel to each other
    • equal weight on both feet
  23. Where is the CR directed for an AP weight bearing projection of the feet?
    • CR 15* posteriorly
    • midpoint btw feet
    • base of metatarsals
  24. What is the criteria for an AP weightbearing proj. f the feet?
    • bilateral area
    • phalanges of talus
  25. What is the part position for a lateral weight bearing proj. of the feet?
    • Feet on blocks
    • place IR between feet
    • repeat for both feet
  26. How is the CR directed for a lateral weight bearing proj. of the feet?
    • Horizontally
    • base of 3rd metatarsal
  27. What is the criteria for a lateral weight bearing proj. of the foot?
    • entire foot
    • 1" distal tibia-fibula
  28. What is the patient part position for a plantodorsal axial projection of the calcaneous?
    • Patient supine
    • Leg fully extended
    • Dorsiflex foot
    • plantar surface perpendicular to IR
  29. Where is the central ray directed for a plantodorsal axial proj. of the calcaneous?
    • base of third metatarsal
    • 40* cephalad from long axis of the foot
  30. What is the criteria for a plantodorsal axial proj. of the calcaneous?
    • entire calcaneous
    • tubersoity to talocalcaneal joint
    • sustentaculum tali in profile medially
    • peroneal trochlea
  31. What is the patient position for a lateral-mediolateral proj. of the calcaneous?
    • patient lateral recumbent
    • Affected side down
    • knee flexed 45*
  32. What is the part position for a lateral-mediolateral projection of the calcaneous?
    • True lateral
    • plantar surface perpendicular to IR
    • dorsiflex foot-right angle to leg
  33. Where and how is the CR directed for a lareral-mediolateral proj. of the calcaneous?
    • Perpendicular
    • 1" inferior to medial malleolus
  34. What is the criteria for a lateral-mediolateral projection of the calcaneous?
    • calcaneous in profile
    • ankle joint
    • navicular and cuboid
    • base of the 5th metatarsal

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview