Xray exam routines

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  1. Cannot Bend Elbow AP
    1.

    • Posterior humerus flat against IR
    • CR ┴, centered to elbow joint

    2.

    • Radius and ulna flat against IR
    • CR ┴, centered to elbow joint
  2. Acute Flexion Elbow
    Posterior humerus against IR

    1.

    • CR ┴ to humerus
    • Centered mid-way between epicondyles of distal humerus

    2.

    • CR ┴ to forearm
    • Centered 2" distal to olecranon process
  3. Coyle Method
    Radial Head:

    • Elbow flexed 90°, palm down on table
    • CR 45° toward shoulder along axis of humerus
    • Centered to elbow joint

    Coronoid Process:

    • Elbow flexed 80°, palm down on table
    • CR 45° away from shoulder along axis of humerus
    • Centered to elbow joint
  4. Radial Head Laterals
    • AP elbow
    • Lateral Elbow
    • External rotation elbow
    • Internal rotation elbow
  5. Humerus Trauma
    • AP neutral humerus
    • Transthoracic lateral humerus ( Lawrence Method ) ( breathing technique )
  6. Trauma Shoulder
    • AP Neutral Shoulder
    • Transthoracic Lateral Shoulder
    •     or
    • Scapular Y
  7. Clavicle Routine
    • AP Clavicle
    • AP Axial clavicle
  8. Patella Routine
    • PA Knee
    • Lateral Patella
    • Sunrise
  9. Femur Series
    • AP Lower Femur
    • Lateral Lower Femur
    • AP hip
    • Lateral Hip ( frogleg )
  10. Trauma Hip
    • AP Pelvis
    • Danelius Miller
  11. Hip Routine
    • AP Pelvis or Hip
    • Lateral hip
  12. SI Joints Routine
    • AP Axial SI Joints
    • LPO for R SI Joint
    • RPO for L SI Joint

    Do both.
  13. C-Spine Routine
    • Lateral C-spine
    • Odontoid
    • AP Axial C-spine
    • RPO axial c-spine
    • LPO axial c-spine

    Swimmers C-spine if C7 / T1 does not show up
  14. T-Spine Routine
    • AP T-spine
    • Lateral T-spine
    • Swimmers T-spine
  15. L-Spine Routine
    • AP
    • Lateral
    • AP Axial ( upshot )
    • Cone Down
    • Oblique
  16. Sacrum & Coccyx Routine
    • AP Axial Sacrum 15° up 1/2 way between ASIS and PS
    • AP Axial Coccyx 10° down 1/2 way between ASIS and PS
    • Lateral Sacrum & Coccyx
  17. Sternum Series
    • Lateral Sternum
    • RAO Sternum
  18. SC Joints
    • PA SC Joints
    • RAO R SC Joint
    • LAO L SC Joint
  19. R Anterior Rib Injury
    • PA Chest
    • PA Side Affected
    • LAO for R side injury
  20. R Posterior Upper Rib Injury
    • PA Chest
    • AP Side affected upper - 14x17 V
    • AP Side affected lower - 10x12 T
    • RPO Upper 10x12 T
  21. R Posterior Lower Rib Injury
    • PA Chest
    • AP Upper
    • AP Lower
    • RPO upper
    • RPO lower
  22. Esophagram
    • LAO
    • RAO
    • R Lateral
    • AP
  23. UGI
    • RAO
    • R Lateral
    • AP
    • LPO

    Maybe PA, too
  24. SBFT
    • First Hour: One image every 15 min
    • Second Hour: One image every 30 min

    If barium still hasn't reached illeocecal valve - one image every hour
  25. Single Contrast BE
    • RPO
    • AP
    • LPO
    • LPO axial ( Pt. and CR 30 - 40° )
    • L Lateral Rectum
    • Post Evac ( to look for polyps )
  26. Double contrast BE
    • RPO
    • AP
    • LPO
    • LPO Axial
    • L Lateral Rectum
    • L Lateral Decub
    • R Lateral Decub
    • AP Upright
    • Post Evac
  27. Skull Routine
    • Lateral Skull
    • Caldwell
    • Townes
  28. Sella Turcica Routine
    • Lateral Sella Turcica
    • AP Axial / Townes Sella Turcica
  29. Facial Bones Routines
    • PA Axial / Caldwell
    • Lateral Facial Bones
    • Parietoacanthio Projection / Waters View
  30. Nasal Bone Routines
    • Bilateral nasal bones / coming & going
    • Waters nasal bones
  31. Zygomas Routine
    • Submentovertex
    • Waters for zygomas
    • Townes for zygomas
  32. Orbits Routine
    • Waters ( for facial bones )
    • Caldwell ( for facial bones )
    • Lateral ( for facial bones )
    • Parieto-orbital / Rhese Method ( bilateral )
  33. Mandible Routine
    • PA Mandible
    • AP Axial Mandible ( Townes )
    • Axiolateral Mandible Left
    • Axiolateral Mandible Right
  34. TMJ Routine
    • AP Axial / Townes TMJ
    • Axiolateral Oblique ( Modified Law ) ( open and closed ) ( bilateral )
  35. Sinuses Routine
    • Waters ( facial bones )
    • Caldwell ( facial bones )
    • Lateral ( facial bones )
    • SMV
  36. Mastoid Routine
    • Bilateral Modified Law
    • Bilateral Schuller
    • Bilateral Axiioanterior Oblique ( Stenvers )
    • Townes
    • Bilateral Mayer
    •     or
    • Bilateral Owen

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Xray exam routines
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2016-05-24 18:57:26
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Different sets of routines for different xray exams
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