CXR

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CXR
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  1. NICU CXR:
    Technique:
    SID:
    IR:
    • Technique: 60 @ 1.6
    • SID: as high as possible
    • IR: 8 x 10
  2. Toddler AP or PA CXR exam:
    Technique:
    SID:
    IR:
    • Technique: 74 @ 2
    • SID: length of table
    • IR: 10 X 12
  3. Toddler LAT CXR exam:
    Technique:
    SID:
    IR:
    • Technique: 76@ 4
    • SID: length of table
    • IR: 10 x12
  4. Is NICU CXR AP or PA?
    AP
  5. Exam series for a toddler CXR:
    AP or PA and LAT
  6. Maximum age that you can use a pig-o-stat:
    2 years
  7. Decubitus CXR:
    technique:
    SID:
    IR:
    Breathing instructions:
    CR:
    • Technique: 110-125 @ 3-6 mas
    • SID: 72"
    • IR: 14 x 17 crosswise
    • Breathing instructions: inspiration
    • CR: @ t7
  8. Image criteria for a decubitus CXR:
    • entire lung fields
    • t-spine seen faintly through mediastinum
  9. AP CXR:
    technique:
    SID:
    IR:
    Breathing Instructions:
    CR:
    • technique: 74 @ 2.5
    • SID: 50 inches
    • IR:14x17 crosswise
    • Breathing instructions: inspiration
    • CR: perpendicular to the long axis of the sternum at t7 (3-4 inches below the jugular notch)
  10. Apicolordotic CXR:
    Technique:
    SID:
    IR:
    Breathing Instructions:
    CR:
    • Technique: 110-125 @ 3
    • SID: 72 inches
    • IR: 14x17 crosswise
    • Breathing Instructions: inspiration
    • CR: perpendicular to IR if patient can assume lordotic position if not (15-20 cephalic angle) 3-4 inches below jugular notch.
  11. Criteria for an AP CXR:
    • entire lung fields
    • 3 posterior ribs above the clavicle
    • 8-9 ribs ribs above the diaphragm
  12. Criteria for an Apicolordotic CXR:
    • entire lung fields
    • clavicles above apices (medial portion of clavicles should superimpose first rib)
  13. Basic Chest projections:
    PA and LAT
  14. PA CXR:
    technique:
    CR:
    IR:
    Breathing instruction:
    SID:
    • Technique: 110-125 @ 3
    • CR: @ t7
    • IR: 14x17 crosswise
    • Breathing instruction: inspiration
    • SID: 72 inches
  15. LAT CXR:
    technique:
    CR:
    IR:
    Breathing Instruction:
    SID:
    • technique: 110-125 @ 6
    • CR: @ t7
    • IR: 14x17 lengthwise
    • Breathing instruction: inspiration
    • SID: 72 inches
  16. Criteria for a PA CXR:
    • 10 ribs above diaphragm
    • symmetric SC joints
    • entire lung fields
    • faintly see t-spine thru mediastinum
  17. Criteria for LAT CXR:
    entire lung fields

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