X-Ray Positioning Lab Final

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X-Ray Positioning Lab Final
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Dr. Forese's Lab
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  1. AP Lumbar:
    "AP Lumbosacral View"
    • Measure: thickest part of abdomen.
    • Film Size: 14x17.
    • SID: 40"
    • Angle: -
    • PP: Standing with shield.
    • CR: top of iliac crest.
    • Collimation: 9x16.
    • Marker: Upper L or R.
    • Breathing: Blow out & hold. (to bring diaphragm up & allow for more structures on film).
  2. AP Lumbopelvic View:
    pigeon toe!
    • Measure: thickest part of abdomen.
    • Film Size: 14x17.
    • SID: 40"
    • Angle: -
    • PP: Standing with shield.
    • CR: 1.5 " from top of iliac crest.
    • Collimation: 13x16.
    • Marker: Upper L or R.
    • Breathing: Blow out & hold.
  3. Lateral Lumbosacral:
    • Measure: ASIS.
    • Film Size: 14x17.
    • SID: 40".
    • Angle: -
    • PP: Standing next to film w/ arms out of shot.
    • CR: Iliac crest.
    • Collimation: 10x16.
    • Marker: Side closest to film.
    • Breathing: Blow out & hold.
  4. AP Thoracic:
    • Measure: sternum --> SP's.
    • Film Size: 14x17.
    • SID: 40"
    • Angle: -
    • PP: Standing against bucky.
    • CR: T6.
    • Collimation: 7x16.
    • Marker: Upper L or R.
    • Breathing: Deep breath in & hold (to lower diaphragm).
  5. Lateral Thoracic:
    • Measure: axial --> axilla (with arms up).
    • Film Size: 14x17.
    • SID: 40"
    • Angle: -
    • PP: Standing against bucky w/ arms out of the way.
    • CR: T6.
    • Collimation: 10x16.
    • Marker: Side closest to film.
    • Breathing: Deep breath in & hold.
  6. Neutral Lateral Cervical:
    • Measure: Base of neck.
    • Film Size: 10x12.
    • SID: 72"
    • Angle: -
    • PP: Standing against bucky w/ palate level to floor.
    • CR: C4 (Angle of mandible).
    • Collimation: to the spine.
    • Marker: Side closest to film.
    • Breathing: Blow out & hold.
  7. Swimmer's View:
    "Lateral Cervicothoracic"
    • Measure: base of neck.
    • Film Size: 10x12.
    • SID: 40"
    • Angle: -
    • PP: Shoulder against bucky, arm against buckeye forward with hands on head, other arm extended backwards.
    • CR: C6-7.
    • Collimation: 9x11.
    • Marker: side closest to bucky (near mandible).
    • Breathing: blow out & hold.
  8. APOM:
    • Measure: C4.
    • Film Size: 10x12.
    • SID: 40"
    • Angle: -
    • PP: Standing against bucky w/ mouth open.
    • CR: through C1.
    • Collimation: 5x5.
    • Marker: correct anatomic side.
    • Breathing: NONE.
  9. AP Lower Cervical:
    • Measure: C4.
    • Film Size: 10x12.
    • SID: 40"
    • Angle: 15* cephalad.
    • PP: Standing facing tube w/ occiput perpendicular to film.
    • CR: Thyroid cartilage (C4).
    • Collimation: 6x8.
    • Marker: Anatomic side.
    • Breathing: deep breath in & hold.
  10. Cervical Oblique:
    • Measure: C6.
    • Film Size: 10x12.
    • SID: 40"
    • Angle:
    • -Ant: 15* caudal.
    • -Post: 15* cephalad.
    • PP: Standing.
    • -Ant: 45* facing bucky.
    • -Post: 45* facing tube.
    • CR:
    • -Ant: Angle of mandible.
    • -Post: Thyroid cartilage.
    • Collimation: as close as possible.
    • Marker:
    • -Ant: spine.
    • -Post: body.
    • Breathing: ?
    • *For every 1" SID angle 5*.
  11. Lumbar Oblique:
    • Measure: L3 obliquely.
    • Film Size: 10x12.
    • SID: 40"
    • Angle:
    • -Ant: 15* caudal.
    • -Post: 15* cephalad.
    • PP: Standing.
    • -Ant: 45* facing bucky.
    • -Post: 45* facing tube.
    • CR:
    • -Ant: 1" lateral & vertical to L3.
    • -Post: 2" medial to ASIS, 1" above iliac crest.
    • Collimation: show unexposed borders.
    • Marker:
    • -Ant: spine.
    • -Post: body.
    • Breathing: blow out & hold.
    • *For every 1" SID angle 5*.
  12. L-5/S-1 Spot Projections (Sacral Base):
    • Measure: 1" below iliac crest.
    • Film Size: 8x10?!?!?
    • SID: 40"
    • -Corrected for CR angle.
    • Angle: see CR.
    • PP: Standing.
    • CR: 1" below iliac crest.
    • -AP: midway between ASIS & pubis.
    • -PA: L5/S1.
    • *Use measuring tape on machine.
    • Collimation: 9x11.
    • Marker: correct anatomic side.
    • Breathing: blow out & hold.
  13. PA Chest:
    • Measure: mid-sternum.
    • Film Size: 14x17.
    • SID: 72"
    • Angle: -
    • PP: Standing, see picture above.
    • CR: T7.
    • Collimation: 13x16.
    • Marker: Upper L or R.
    • Breathing: deep breath in & hold.

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