By Kenneth L. Bontrager MA RT(R), John Lampignano MEd RT(R) (CT)
This instruction manual comprises simple details and utilized elements of radiographic concepts and publicity components together with various conversion charts. It features a bankruptcy on descriptions and illustrations of a few of the different types of electronic radiography at the moment in use. it is usually transparent reasons with photos of all usually played x-ray assessments.
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2-43â•‡ AP, fully extended. Upper Limb (Extremity) Position • Elbow extended and hand supinated (shield across lap) • Lean laterally as needed for true AP (palpate epicondyles) Fig. 2-44â•‡ CR, ⊥ to humerus. • If elbow cannot be fully extended, take two AP projections as shown (Figs. 2-44 and 2-45) with CR perpendicular to distal humerus on one, and perpendicular to proximal forearm on another. Central Ray:â•‡ CR ⊥, centered to midFig. 2-45â•‡ CR ⊥ to forearm. elbow joint SID:â•‡ 40-44″ (102-113â•¯cm) Collimation:â•‡ Collimate on four sides to area of interest.
Tangential carpal canal critique . . . . . . . . . 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 Forearm ❒ AP (R) . . . . . . . . . 51 ❒ Lateral (R) . . . . . . . 52 ❒ AP and lateral critique . . 53 Elbow ❒ AP (R) . . . . . . . . . 54 ❒ AP critique . . . . . . . 55 ❒ AP partially flexed critique . . . . . . . . . 56 57 58 59 60 61 ❒ Trauma axial lateral (Coyle method) critique . . . . . . . . . 62 2 ❒ AP oblique (medial and lateral) (R) . . .
Lateral (“fan”) (R) . . . . ❒ PA oblique hand and “fan” lateral hand critique . . . . . . . . . ❒ AP oblique bilateral (Norgaard/ball-catcher’s) (S) . . . . . . . . . . . ❒ AP oblique bilateral critique . . . . . . . . . 20 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 Wrist ❒ PA (R) . . . . . . . . . ❒ PA oblique (R) . . . . . ❒ PA and PA oblique critique . . . . . . . . . ❒ Lateral (R) . . . . . . . ❒ Lateral critique .