2) technique chart set up to reflect the thickness of the body part being radiographed
3) measurement must be made at the area of particular interest
The log book must include:
patients name, identifiers, the views taken, measurements, and the technical factors
____ is an enemy of resolution.
Foreshortening or elongation of a body part due to angulation of the body part, the x-ray receptor, or the tube.
Source image distance (SID) on most veterinary radiography units is _____ inches
The unit immediately beneath the x-ray tube is the ________.
_______ has one standard function and that is to produce a light beam that is coincident with the x-ray beam and covers the region of interest.
The radiation produced in this manner has much lower energy than the usable photon stream.
______ are used to transmit light evenly through a specially produced glass in order to identify and interpret radiographic images.
Device in which vertical strips of metal interspace with a radiolucent material and are enclosed by metal straps and mounted into an oscillating tray that is connected to the exposure switch on the radiography unit.
The potter-bucky diaphragm was designed to eliminate ______ and improve ______.
The _________ is the formula that determines the increase in technical factors to compensate for this absorption.
Grid conversion factor (GCF)
The temperature of the dark room should be maintained at ______. Humidity should be maintained at ______.
40% - 60%
Two main components in developer are _______ and ________.
Their main function is to reduce ________ in the film emulsion to _________.
Radiographic chemical are to be kept at a temperature of _______.
Removes unexposed silver halide, and it further hardens the image to the base.