Xray Positioning

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brendadespain
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Xray Positioning
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2014-05-22 02:12:26
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  1. Why do patients need to remove all jewelery, artifacts and clothes and change into a gown
    To remove the risk of something in the way of a diagnostic finding.
  2. What if the patient has piercings that cannot be removed?
    Mark on the film "non removable artifact"
  3. When taking a chest xray should the patient hold air in or let all air out?
    Hold air in
  4. When taking lumbar xrays should the patient hold air in or let all air out?
    air out and hold
  5. All cervical xrays are taken on what size film?
    8x10
  6. What size film is used when taking thoracic or lumbar xrays?
    14x17
  7. What xrays are taken with a Davis series?
    • C spine lat
    • C spine flex
    • C spine ext
    • C spine LPO
    • C spine RPO
    • C spine AP
    • C spine OM
  8. What is the tube and casset settings for all C spine Lat and obl xrays
    72" 8x10
  9. What is the tube and casset settings for a T spine xrays?
    40" 14x17
  10. What is the tube setting and cassett size for all L spine Xrays?
    40" 14X17
  11. On an L spine obl xray, what needs to be specified?
    the degree

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