Positioning for C-Spine.txt

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Positioning for C-Spine.txt
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C-Spine positioning
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  1. What is the SID for the Lateral C-Spine (Grandy)?
    72 inches
  2. What is the patient position for the Lateral C-Spine (Grandy)?
    Patient in left lateral with there chin elevated slightly and shoulders depressed
  3. What size film is used and in what direction for Lateral C-Spine (Grandy)?
    10 x 12 lengthwise
  4. Where is the IR centered for a Lateral C-Spine (Grandy)?
    Center IR to C4 or top of the film 1" above the ear.
  5. Where does the CR enter for the Lateral C-Spine (Grandy)
    Enters mid coronal plane at the level of C4.
  6. What are the patients breathing instructions for a Lateral C-Spine (Grandy)?
    Suspend and keep the shoulders depressed.
  7. What size film and in which direction is it placed for LPO of the C-Spine?
    10 x 12 lengthwise
  8. What is the SID for a LPO of the C-Spine?
    72"
  9. What is the patient positioning for a LPO of the C- Spine?
    LPO position @ 45 degree angle with there slightly elevated.
  10. Where is the IR centered for a LPO of the C-Spine?
    Center IR to C4 (film 1" above ear) center to middle of the neck anterior/posterior
  11. Where does the central ray enter for a LPO of the C-Spine?
    Enter @C4 w/ 15/20 degree angle cephalad
  12. What is the respiration instructions for a LPO of the C-Spine?
    Suspended
  13. What size film and what direction is it placed for a RPO of the C-Spine?
    10 x 12 lengthwise
  14. What is the SID for RPO of the C-Spine?
    72"
  15. What is the patient position for an RPO on the C-Spine?
    Patient in RPO 45 degree angle with chin slightly elevated
  16. Where is the IR centered for an RPO o the C-Spine?
    IR centered at C4 (film 1" above ear) center to the middle of the neck anterior/posterior
  17. Where does the CR enter and is there an angle?
    CR enters C4 w/ 15/20 degree angle cephalad
  18. What are the breathing instruction for an RPO of the C-Spine?
    Respirations are suspended
  19. What size film and in what direction is it placed for AP Axial of the C-Spine?
    8 x 10 lengthwise
  20. What is the SID for AP Axial of the C-Spine?
    40"
  21. What is the patient position for AP Axial of the C-Spine?
    Patient placed AP. Tilt head up until top molars and mastoids (occlusal plane) are perpendicular to IR.
  22. Where is the IR centered for an AP Axial of theC-Spine?
    Center IR @ the level of C4
  23. Where does the CR enter and is there an angle for the AP Axial of the C-Spine?
    CR is 15-20 degree cephalad enters at thyroid cartilage
  24. Do we collimate for for an AP Axial of the C-Spine?
    Collimate crosswise 1" past skin shadow
  25. Breathing instruction for an AP Axial of the C-Spine?
    Suspended
  26. What size IR and what direction for an AP open-mouth of the C-Spine?
    8 x 10 lengthwise
  27. What is the SID for an AP open-mouth of the C-Spine?
    40"
  28. What is the patients position for an AP open-mouth of the C-Spine?
    AP with head tilted up until top molars and mastoids (occlusal plane) are perpendicular to IR.
  29. Where do we center the IR for an AP open-mouth of the C-Spine?
    Center at the bottom lip of the mouth
  30. Where does the CR enter and is there an angle for an AP open-mouth of the C-Spine?
    Enter at bottom lip, have the patient open there mouth by dropping their chin
  31. Do we collimate for an AP open-mouth of the C-Spine?
    Yes we collimate to 5x5 NO ORBITS
  32. What are the respiration instructions fir an AP open-mouth of the C-Spine?
    Have the patient say AH?
  33. What size IR and in which direction for Fuchs Method (reverse water's) of the spine?
    8x10 lengthwise
  34. What is the SID for Fuchs Method (reverse water's) of the C-Spine?
    40"
  35. What is the patient position for the Fuchs Method (reverse waters) of the C-Spine?
    Patient AP with chin up so the MML is perpendicular to IR ( tip of mastoid processes in the same plane)
  36. Where do we center the IR for the Fuchs Method (reverse water's) of the C-Spine?
    Level with the tip of the mastoid processes
  37. Where does the CR enter and is there an angle?
    Enters @ the tip of the chin or just below
  38. What do we collimate theIR to for an Fuchs Method (reverse water's) of the C-Spine?
    Collimate to 5x5
  39. What are the respiration instructions for the Fuchs Method (reverse waters) of the C-Spine?
    Suspended
  40. What do we do if the patient can't tilt there head up for an Fuchs Method (reverse waters) of the C-Spine?
    Angle the tube 15-20 degrees cephalad
  41. What size IR and in which direction do use for an Lateral Cervicothoracic Spine (swimmers)?
    8x10 lengthwise
  42. What is the SID for an Lateral Cervicothoracic Spine (swimmers)?
    40"
  43. What is the patient position for the Lateral Cervicothoracic Spine (swimmers)?
    Patient left lateral, left arm elevated and the right arm is at the patients side w/ the shoulder depressed as much as possible.
  44. Where do we center the IR for the Lateral Cervicothoracic Spine (Swimmer)?
    Center IR @ C7-T1 (top of shoulder)
  45. Where does the the CR enter and is there an angle for the Lateral Cervicothoracic Spine (Swimmers)?
    CR enters C7-T1 w/ the tube angled 5 degrees caudad
  46. What are the breathing instructions for the Lateral Cervicothoracic Spine (swimmers)?
    Suspend breathing

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