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JenniferHodges
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Radiology
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2010-07-25 12:01:14
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Positioning for Nancy's Comp
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  1. Give the criteria for positioning a PA Chest?
    • CR-T-7 (3-4" Below Jugular Notch)
    • Visualized- Diaphragms
    • Breathing- 2nd Inspiration
    • Shield? Yes
    • CASSETTE-14*17L (1-1/2-2" Above Shoulder)
  2. How do you position for a lateral chest?
    • CR-T-7
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING- 2nd Inspiration
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-14*17
  3. How do you position for a wheelchair chest?
    • CR-T-7
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING- 2nd InspirationSHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-14*17L
    • GRID-YES
  4. How do you position for a Decub Lateral Chest
    • CR-T-7 (PATIENT ON LEFT SIDE AND CR GOING THRU THE STOMACH (Film Behind the Patient)
    • VISUALIZED- Fluid in the lungs effected side down
    • BREATHING- 2nd Inspiration
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-14*17C
    • GRID-YES
  5. How do position for a shoulder (INT/EXT)
    (LATERAL/AP)
    • CR-1" Below the Coracoid (SCAPULOHUMERAL JOINT)
    • VISUALIZED- Greater Tubercle
    • BREATHING-Suspended Respiration
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12C
    • GRID-YES
  6. How do you position for a Axially Shoulder?
    • CR-Femoral Head (Angle tube 25-30 degrees)
    • VISUALIZED- Proximal Humerus and Scapulohumeral Cavity
    • BREATHING-Suspended Respiration
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-8*10C
    • GRID-YES
  7. How do you position for a Transthoracic Shoulder?
    • CR-Downside Surgical Neck (Effected side against the board)
    • VISUALIZED- Fracture of the Proximal Humerus
    • BREATHING-Breathing Technique(Short Shallow Breaths)
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12L
    • GRID-YES
  8. How do you position for a Scapula?
    • CR-To Mid Scapula While Patient is "Saluting" (Abducting Arm 90 Degrees)
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-BREATHING TECHNIQUE
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12L(2" Above Shoulder)
    • GRID-YES
  9. How do you position for a Y Scapula?
    • CR-Mid Vertebral Border of Scapula (Rotate the Pt 35-45 Degree Oblique)
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-Suspended Respiration
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12L
    • GRID-YES
  10. How do you position for an AP Clavicle?
    • CR-Mid Clavicle
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-At End of Respiration to Help Elevate Clavicles
    • SHIELD? YES
    • CASSETTE-10*12C
    • GRID-YES
  11. How do you position for an AP Axial Clavicle?
    • CR-Angle 15-30 Degree Cephalic to Mid Clavicle
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-At End of Respiration to Elevate Clavicles
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12C
    • GRID-YES
  12. How do you position for an AP Elbow?
    • CR-Mid Elbow (Humeral Epicondyles Parallel to IR)
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12L
    • GRID-NO
  13. How do you position for a Lateral Elbow?
    • CR-Mid Elbow Joint
    • VISUALIZED-(Concentric Arches)
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-8*10C
    • GRID-NO
  14. How do you position for an AP Thumb?
    • CR-1st MCP Joint
    • VISUALIZED- Must Include the 1st CMC Joint
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-8*10
    • GRID-NO
  15. How do you position for an Oblique Thumb?
    • CR-1st MCP Joint
    • VISUALIZED- Must Include all of the 1st CMC Joint
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-8*10
    • GRID-NO
  16. How do you position for a Lateral Thumb?
    • CR-1st MCP Joint
    • VISUALIZED- Must Include all of 1st CMC Joint
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-8*10
    • GRID-NO
  17. How do you position for an AP Hand?
    • CR-3rd MCP Joint
    • VISUALIZED- Entire Hand, Wrist and 2/3 Distal Forearm
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12
    • GRID-NO
  18. How do you position for an Oblique Hand?
    • CR-Hand obliqued 45 Degrees and Centered @ 3rd MCP Joint
    • VISUALIZED-Entire Hand, Wrist, and 1" of Distal Forearm
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12
    • GRID-NO
  19. How do you position for a Lateral Hand?
    • CR-Lateral Fan Centered @ 2nd MCP Joint
    • VISUALIZED-Entire Wrist, Hand, & 1" of Distal Forearm
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-8*10
    • GRID-NO
  20. How do you position for an AP Knee?
    • CR-1/2" Distal to APEX of Patella
    • VISUALIZED- Femortibial Joint
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-8*10
    • GRID-YES
  21. How do you position for a Lateral Knee?
    • CR-Flex Knee 20-30 Degrees Tube Angled 5-7 Degrees CEPHALIC Centered 1" to Distal Epicondyles
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-8*10
    • GRID-YES
  22. How do you position for a Sunrise Patella?
    • CR-Flex Knee 45 Degrees & Center to Mid-Femoropatellar Joint @ a 10-15 Degree Angle
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12
    • GRID-NO
  23. How do you position for an AP Ankle?
    • CR-Midway Between Malleolus
    • VISUALIZED-Distal 1/3rd of Tib-Fib
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12
    • GRID-NO
  24. How do you position for an Oblique Ankle?
    • CR-Rotate LEG & FOOT Internally 45 Degrees & Center Between Mid Malleoli
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12
    • GRID-NO
  25. How do you position for a Lateral Ankle?
    • CR-Flex Knee 45 Degrees Centered at Medial Malleolus
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12
    • GRID-NO
  26. How do you position for an AP Foot?
    • CR-Angle 10 Degrees Toward Heel (Base of 3rd Metatarsal)
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12L
    • GRID-NO
  27. How do you position for an Oblique Foot?
    • CR-Oblique Foot 30-40 Degrees & Centered to Base of 3rd Metatarsal
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-10*12
    • GRID-NO
  28. How do you position for a Lateral Foot?
    • CR-Flex Knee 45 Degrees Centered at Medial Cuneiform (Base of 3rd Metatarsal)
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-
    • SHIELD? Yes
    • CASSETTE-8*10
    • GRID-NO
  29. How do you position for a Left Lateral Decubitus?
    • CR-Lay Patient of Left Side Center the Ray Thru Stomach 2" Above Crest
    • VISUALIZED-FREE AIR IN THE LIVER
    • BREATHING-End of Expiration
    • SHIELD? Shield on MALES
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L W/The Patient
    • GRID-YES
  30. How do you position Left Lateral Dorsal Decub?
    • CR-Pt Lays on Back W/Effected Side Against The Film CR 2" Above the Crest
    • VISUALIZED-Calcifications of Aorta or Hernias
    • BREATHING-End of Respiartion
    • SHIELD? Shield on MALES
    • CASSETTE-14*17C
    • GRID-YES
  31. How Do you position for a Supine Abdomen?
    • CR-At the Crest
    • VISUALIZED-Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder
    • BREATHING-At the End of Respiration
    • SHIELD? Shield on MALES
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L
    • GRID-YES
  32. How do you position for an Upright Abdomen?
    • CR-2" Above Crest
    • VISUALIZED-Looking for Free Air Under the Diaphragm
    • BREATHING-At the End of Respiration
    • SHIELD? Shield on MALES
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L
    • GRID-YES
  33. How do you center for an Upper GI AP?
    • CR-Level of L1 (Midway Between Xiphoid Tip and Lower Rib Margins)
    • VISUALIZED-FUNDUS is Filled W/Barium
    • BREATHING-At the End of Respiration
    • SHIELD? YES
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L
    • GRID-YES
  34. How do you position for an RAO Upper GI?
    • CR- 40-70 Degrees Obliqued W/CR @ L1 & Midway Between Spine & Upside Lateral Border of Abdomen
    • VISUALIZED-Stomach and Duodenal Bulb
    • BREATHING-At the End of Respiration
    • SHIELD? Shield on BOTH
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L
    • GRID-YES
  35. How do you position for and Upper GI Right Lateral?
    • CR-L1 & 1-1-1/2" Anterior to Mid Coronal Plane
    • VISUALIZED-Pylorus of Stomach
    • BREATHING-At the End of Respiration
    • SHIELD? YES
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L
    • GRID-YES
  36. How do you position for an AP Barium Enema?
    • CR-@ The Crest
    • VISUALIZED-Transverse Colon Should be Filled W/Barium
    • BREATHING-At the End of Respiration
    • SHIELD? Shield on MALES
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L
    • GRID-YES
  37. How do you position for A Barium Enema LPO?
    • CR-@ Crest & 1" Lateral to the Elevated Side of MSP
    • VISUALIZED-The Right Colic Flexure, Ascending and Rectosigmoid should be Open
    • BREATHING-At the End of Respiration
    • SHIELD?
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L
    • GRID-YES
  38. How do you position for a Barium Enema Lateral Rectum?
    • CR-@ ASIS and Mid Coronal Plane
    • VISUALIZED-Contrast-Filled Rectosigmoid
    • BREATHING-At the End of Respiration
    • SHIELD? NO
    • CASSETTE-10*12 L
    • GRID-YES
  39. How do you center for an AP Axial Barium Enema?
    • CR-Angled 30-40 Degrees & 2" Below ASIS and MSP
    • VISUALIZED-Rectosigmoid
    • BREATHING-At the End of Expiration
    • SHIELD? NO
    • CASSETTE-11*14 L
    • GRID-YES
  40. How do you position for a Left Lateral Decub for a Barium Enema?
    • CR-Have pt lay on left side and CR going thru the stomach at the crest and MSP
    • VISUALIZED-Air Filled Right Colic Flexure, Ascending Colon, & Cecum
    • BREATHING-At the End of Expiration
    • SHIELD? NO
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L W/Patient
    • GRID-YES
  41. How do you position for an AP IVP?
    • CR-@ Crest MSP
    • VISUALIZED-
    • BREATHING-At the End of Expiration
    • SHIELD? Shield on MALES
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L
    • GRID-YES
  42. How do you position for an IVP Nephrogram?
    • CR-Midway Between Xiphoid Process &
    • VISUALIZED-Kidneys
    • BREATHING-At the End of Expiration
    • SHIELD? YES
    • CASSETTE-10*12C
    • GRID-YES
  43. How do you position for an IVP LPO?
    • CR-@ Crest and Vertebral Column
    • VISUALIZED-R-Upside Kidney L-Downside Ureter
    • BREATHING-At the End of Expiration
    • SHIELD? Shield on MALES
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L
    • GRID-YES
  44. How do you position for and IVP RPO?
    • CR-@ Crest and Vertebral Column
    • VISUALIZED-L-Upside Kidney R-Downside Ureter
    • BREATHING-At the End of Expiration
    • SHIELD? Shield on MALES
    • CASSETTE-14*17 L
    • GRID-YES

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