Upper Limb FINGERS
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Geriatric Patients Means
when patient has a Small to Med cast Up Kvp how much
5kv - 7kv
when patient has a Large plaster cast Up Kvp how much
when patient has a Fiber Glass cast Up Kvp how much
When taking xray of the upper limbs is always place the MARKER on the
long axis of the part being imaged parallel to the long axis of the portion of the iR being exposed.
3 principles for centering the upper limbs are
- 1. Part should be parallel to plane of IR.
- 2. CR should be 90° or perpendicular to part and IR, unless aspecific CR angle is indicated.
- 3. CR should be directed to correct centering point.
Whe doing a PA Projection of the fingers where do you center CR to
The Pip Joint
What is the Kv Range when doing a PA of the fingers
- Analog—50 to 55 kV range
- Digital systems—55 to 60 kV range
what does PIP stand for
Proximal inter-phalangeal Joint
what does MCP stand for
what does DIP stand for
distal inter-phalangeal Joint
what does CMC stand for
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