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2013-12-09 22:01:14

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  1. This image requires repeating please indicate the correction required Decrece or Increase the obliquity of the patient
    Increase the obliquity of the patient
  2. For the PA oblique hand projection, the hand is rotated:
  3. In a PA projection of the forearm, the Proximal _____ crosses over the ____
    • radius
    • ulna
  4. For a tangential projection of the carpal canal, the CR is angled at what degrees
    25° to 30°
  5. Which of the following would be present on the image of a properly positioned lateral projection of the forearm?
    1-Olecranon process in profile
    2-Elbow in 45° flexion
    3-Superimposition of distal radius and ulna
    1 and 3 only
  6. An AP shoulder image obtained with the humeral epicondyles positioned parallel with the IR demonstrates the:
    1.greater tubercle in profile laterally
    2.lesser tubercle in profile medially
    3.lesser tubercle demonstrated halfway between the greater tubercle and media aspect of the humeral head
    4.greater tubercle superimposed over the humeral head
    1 and 3 only
  7. For most shoulder dislocations, the humeral head is displaced:
  8. For an inferosuperior axial (Lawrence method) projection of the shoulder joint, the arm is abducted:
  9. For an AP projection of the shoulder, the central ray is centered
    1 inch inferior to the corocoid process
  10. For an AP projection of the humerus, the patient is positioned so that the arm is
    Abducted and the epicondyles are perpendicular to the CR
  11. For an AP projection of the elbow, the CR is directed to a point:
    2 cm (3/4 inch) superior to the epicondyles
  12. whats the SID for an
    72 inches
  13. For a PA axial projection of the clavicle, the CR is directed how many degrees
    15° to 20° caudad
  14. For a PA projection of the hand, the central ray is directed to the:
    3rd MP joint
  15. For the AP axial projection of the clavicle, the CR angle should be increased for patients who are classified as:
  16. For the AP oblique projection (Grashey method) of the shoulder, the patient is rotated:
    35° to 45° toward the affected side
  17. For the scapular Y projection in the anterior oblique position, the patient is rotated:
    45° to 60°
  18. How many individual bones make up the hand and wrist?
  19. Structures demonstrated on the AP oblique projection (Grashey method) of the shoulder include:
    1. Coracoid process
    2 Glenoid cavity
    3. Humeral head
    2 and 3 only
  20. The IR size and orientation for an AP projection of the shoulder on an adult is
    10 x 12 inches (24 x 30 cm) placed crosswise
  21. The capitulum articulates with the
    Radial head
  22. The humerus image below could be improved by:1. Increasing collimation (smaller area exposed)
    2. Directing the CR to the middle of the humerus
    3. Placing the epicondyles parallel to the IR
    3 only
  23. The digital kV range for a radiograph of an adult shoulder is:
    75 to 85
  24. The digital kV range for the 1st finger is:
    55 - 60
  25. The olecranon process articulates with the
    The olecranon process articulates with the
  26. The olecranon process is part of the:
  27. The scapular Y lateral image below could be improved by 1. Decreasing patient obliquity
    2. Increasing patient obliquity
    3. Increasing kV
    1 only
  28. To place the humerus in a lateral position, the IR and humeral epicondyles should form an angle of:
  29. Visualization of the posterior fat pad of the elbow on a radiograph indicates:
    Synovial effusion of the joint
  30. What is the minimum amount of weight that should be affixed to each wrist for the weight-bearing phase of an AC joint study?
    5 lb.
  31. Which carpal bone is located in the distal row?
  32. Which elbow projection results in the least superimposition of the radial head with other bony structures?
    AP oblique with lateral rotation
  33. Which structure is projected in profile on a scapular Y lateral in the anterior oblique position?
  34. With the hand flat, the thumb will be in the following position:
  35. How would you correct this position
    Externally rotate the wrist until the wrist is in the lateral position.