Rad Tech 260

Card Set Information

Author:
graemed
ID:
72480
Filename:
Rad Tech 260
Updated:
2011-03-12 21:59:48
Tags:
mrt260
Folders:

Description:
CR, instructions, adaptations, notes
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user graemed on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. RAO Sternum
    (10x12)ud
    Patient rotated 15 - 20 on right side, erect preferred.

    CR - perp. to level of T7 entering 1" medial to midsagittal plane on elevated side.

    Slow breathing to blur lung markings, or suspend on full expiration.
  2. Lateral Sternum
    (10x12)ud, 180 cm SID
    Pt erect preferred, hands and arms behind back and out of the way.

    CR - perp. to lateral border of midsternum.

    Suspend on full inspiration.
  3. AP Upper Ribs
    (14x17)lr - bilateral
    Ribs 1-10 are shown.

    Shoulders rotated forward and back of hands on hips. Midcoronal plane parallel to IR. Erect preferred.

    CR - perp. to T7 (bilateral) - halfway between lateral border and midsagittal plane (unilateral).

    Suspend on full inspiration to lower diaphragm.
  4. AP Lower Ribs
    (14x17)lr - bilateral
    Ribs 8-12 are shown.

    Pt. arms above head or abducted. Supine preferred.

    CR - level of T10 (bilateral) - between lateral border and midsagittal plane (unilateral).

    Suspend on full expiration.
  5. POV Upper Ribs
    (10x12)ud - unilateral
    Pt. rotated 45 on affected side. Erect preferred. Ribs 1-10 shown.

    CR - perp. to T7. IR top 1.5" above relaxed shoulders, center to IR.

    Suspend on full inspiration.
  6. POV Lower Ribs
    (10x12)ud - unilateral
    Pt. rotated 45 on affected side. Recumbent recommended. Ribs 8 - 12 shown.

    CR - perp. to T10. IR bottom at crest, center to IR

    Suspend on full expiration.
  7. AP C-Spine Open Mouth
    (8x10)ud
    Pt. erect. Adjust head so that mastiod tip and upper inscisors form a line perp to IR.

    CR - perp. to open mouth.

    Respiration suspended. Line up system and collimate first.
  8. AP C-Spine
    (8x10)ud
    C3 - T2 shown.

    Pt. erect. Ask pt. to lift head slightly.

    CR - 15-20 cephalad through C4.

    Suspended respiration.
  9. POV C-Spine
    (8x10)ud
    C3 - T1 shown.

    Pt. erect, 45 onto unaffected side, looking straight ahead.

    CR - 15 to 20 cephalad through C4.

    Suspended respiration.

    72" SID could be used.
  10. AOV C-Spine
    (8x10)ud
    C3 - T1 shown.

    Pt. Erect, 45 onto affected side, looking straight ahead.

    CR - 15-20 caudad through C4.

    Suspended Respiration.
  11. Lateral C-Spine
    (8x10)ud
    C1 - C7 shown.

    Pt. erect. mid coronal parallel to IR. Elevate chin.

    CR - perp. to C4.

    Suspend on full expiration to depress shoulders.
  12. Lateral Cervicothoracic (Swimmers/Twinning)
    (10x12)ud
    SID 180cm. Done in conjunction with laterals to see C7-T3.

    Pt erect, midcoronal parallel to cassette. Arm close to IR raised, shoulder posterior. Arm away is lowered, anterior. No rotation of spine.

    CR - perp. to C7 - T1. or 3-5 caudad if shoulders not well depressed.

    Suspended respiration.
  13. AP T-Spine (Supine)
    (14x17)ud
    Pt. supine. Legs flexed. Include all thoracic vertebrae.

    CR - T7

    Suspend on expiration or inspiration.

    AHE or filter can be used for uniform density.
  14. Left Lateral T-Spine (Recumbent)
    (14x17)ud
    Pt. recumbent. Knees and hips flexed, arms out of the way. Spine horizontal. Left lateral usually done to minimize heart shadow.

    Include T2 - T12.

    CR - T7 through posterior half of thorax. Can angle tube cephalad if spine not horizontal (10-m, 15-w).

    Quiet respiration.
  15. AP L-Spine (Supine)
    (14x17)ud
    Pt. supine. Flex knees. No rotation of pelvis. Arms comfortable out of the way.

    CR - L3 (1.5" above crest) for Lumbar region. L4 (crest) for lumbosacral region.

    Include T12/L1 and L5/S1 articulations.

    Suspended on expiration.
  16. POV L-Spine (semi -supine)
    (14x17)ud
    Pt. semi-supine. Arm across chest and leg flexed. Generally 45 angle. 60 for L5-S1. 30 for L1-L3. Spine straight.

    CR - Level of L3 and 2" medial to elevated ASIS

    Suspended respiration.

    Dog's nose points to side of interest.
  17. AOV L-Spine (semi-supine)
    (14x17)ud
    Pt. semi-supine. Arm across chest and leg flexed. angled 45. 30 for L1-L3. 60 for L5-S1.

    CR - at level of L3 and 2" lateral to spinous processes.

    Suspended respiration.

    Dog's nose points to side of interest.
  18. Lateral L-Spine (Recumbent)
    (14x17)ud
    Pt. lateral recumbent. Flex knees and elbows.

    CR - L4, posterior thorax. Can angle caudad if spine not parallel. (5-M, 8-W)

    Suspended on expiration.

    Lead strip behind pt.
  19. Lateral L5-S1 Spot
    (8x10)ud
    CR - perp to point 2" posterior to ASIS and 1.5" inferior to crest.

    can angle like L-spine lateral if spine not horizontal.

    lead strip behind pt.
  20. AP Axial SI Joints
    (8x10 or 10x12)lr
    Pt. supine. ASIS equidistant to IR.

    CR - 30-35 cephalad entering 1.5" superior to Symphysis Pubis.

    No light past ASIS. Shield males.

    Suspended repiration.
  21. POV SI Joints
    (8x10)ud
    Pt. semi supine, elevate affected side 25-30. Mark side up.

    CR - perp to point 1" medial from elevated ASIS.

    Suspended respiration.
  22. AP Axial Sacrum
    (10x12)ud
    Pt. supine. ASIS's equidistant from table.

    CR - 15 cephalad entering a point 2" superior to Symphysis Pubis.

    Suspended respiration.
  23. Lateral Sacrum
    (10x12)ud
    Pt. lateral recumbent. Knees flexed

    CR - perp to a point 3.5" posterior to ASIS

    Lead strip behind pt.
  24. AP Axial Coccyx
    (8x10)ud
    Pt. supine. ASIS equidistant to table.

    CR - 10 caudad entering 2" superior to Symphysis Pubis.
  25. Lateral Coccyx
    (8x10)ud
    Pt. lateral recumbent. Knees flexed and elbows bent.

    CR - perp to a point 3.5" posterior and 2" inferior to ASIS

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview