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Lateral coccyx 40" FFD
Lateral coccyx ID Blocker outside anatomy
Lateral coccyx Mitchell Marker outside anatomy
Lateral coccyx Pt. Position Hips and knees flexed.
Lateral coccyx tube tilt none
Lateral coccyx central ray: level of sacrococcygyeal jxn, glancing off post tissues (3: post to mid axillary line)
Lateral coccyx collimate 5x5
Lateral coccyx filter and sheild none
Lateral coccyx Don't breath don't move.
Lateral coccyx Film size 8x10 lengthwise
Cervical Obliques 40 FFD
Cervical Obliques Film size 8x10 lengthwise
Cervical Obliques ID blocker up
Cervical Obliques Mitchell marker: above shoulder closest to film
Cervical Obliques Pt. pos: 45 to film, head parallel w/bucky
Cervical Obliques posterior Tube tilt. 15 cephalic
Cervical Obliques anterior tuble tilt 15 caudal
Cervical Obliques central ray: C4 slightly off midline
Cervical Obliques Collimation: top of ears behind eyes
Cervical Obliques filter and shield: none and half apron
Cervical Obliques pt instruction: Breath in, let it out, hold it. don't move
Fuchs or AP odontoid 40 FFD
Fuchs or AP odontoid film size: 8x10 lengthwise
Fuchs or AP odontoid id blocker: up
Fuchs or AP odontoid mitchell marker: outside anatomy
Fuchs or AP odontoid Pt pos: supine, neck very extended
Fuchs or AP odontoid tube tilt: none
Fuchs or AP odontoid central ray: 1" below mandible
Fuchs or AP odontoid collimation: exclude thyroid cartilage
Fuchs or AP odontoid filter and sheild: none and half apron
Fuchs or AP odontoid pt instruction: Don't breathe, don't move.
Ferguson's L5/S1 film size: 8x10 crosswise
Ferguson's L5/S1 35 FFD
Ferguson's L5/S1 ID blocker: down
Ferguson's L5/S1 Mitchell marker outside of anatomy
Ferguson's L5/S1 Pt. Pos: supine
Ferguson's L5/S1 tube tilt: 25
Ferguson's L5/S1 central ray: ASIS btwn umbilicus & symph pub
Ferguson's L5/S1 Collimation: film size
Ferguson's L5/S1 filter and shield: none
Ferguson's L5/S1 Pt instruction: don't breathe don't move
Lateral Cervical neutral 72 ffd
Lateral Cervical neutral Film size: 8x10 Lengthwise
Lateral Cervical neutral Id blocker: up
Lateral Cervical neutral mitchell marker: must be R and behind spine
Lateral Cervical neutral Pt. Pos: chin slightly elevated. R shoulder agains bucky.
Lateral Cervical neutral tube tilt: none
Lateral Cervical neutral Central ray: at level of angle of mandible & vertically w/mastoid
Lateral Cervical neutral Collimation top of ear & behind ear
Lateral Cervical neutral filter and shield: none and half apron
Lateral Cervical neutral pt instruction: breathe in, let it out & hold it. Don't move.
APOM film size: 8x10 lenghtwise
APOM 40 ffd
APOM Id blocker: up
APOM mitchell marker: outside of anatomy
APOM Pt pos: Mouth open, bottom of teeth level w/base of skull
APOM tube tilt: none
APOM central ray: thru uvula
APOM Collimate: exclude orbits, soft tissues
APOM filter and shield: none and half apron
APOM Pt instruction: don't breath, don't move
KUB Film size: 14x17 Lengthwise
KUB 40 ffd
KUB Id blocker: down
KUB Mitchell marker: outside anatomy
KUB Pt pos: Supine
KUB tube tilt: none
KUB Central ray: top of iliac crest
KUB collimation: film size/ soft tissue
KUB filter and shield: none
KUB pt instruction: breathe in, out and hold. Don't move.
Lumbar obliques film size: 10x12 lengthwise
Lumbar obliques 40 ffd
Lumbar obliques Id blocker: down
Lumbar obliques mitchell marker: mark over hip closest to film
Lumbar obliques posterior Pt pos: Supine 45 degrees to bucky
Lumbar obliques tube tilt: none
Lumbar obliques anterior pt pos: prone 45 degrees to bucky
Lumbar obliques posterior Central ray: 2" above iliac crest & 2" medial to ASIS on elevated side.
Lumbar obliques anterior central ray: 1" lateral to LS sp on elevated side.
Lumbar obliques filter and shield: none and half apron
Lumbar obliques pt instructions: breathe in, out and hold. Don't move.
Oblique SI joint film size 10x12 crosswise
Oblique SI joint 40 FFD
Oblique SI joint Id blocker: down
Oblique SI joint mitchell marker: mark jt examined
Oblique SI joint pt pos. supine with SI joint being examined elevated 25 degrees with wedge.
Oblique SI joint Tube tilt: none
Oblique SI joint central ray: 1" medial to ASIS on elevated side
Oblique SI joint collimation: film size
Oblique SI joint filter and shield: none
Oblique SI joint Pt. instruction: Don't breathe, don't move.
Lateral sacrum film size 8x10 lengthwise
Lateral sacrum 40 ffd
Lateral sacrum Id blocker: anterior to spine
Lateral sacrum mitchell marker: outside of anatomy
Lateral sacrum pt. pos: hips and knees slightly flexed
Lateral sacrum tube tilt: none
Lateral sacrum central ray: ASIS, 3" posterior to mid axillary line
Lateral sacrum collimation: film size
Lateral sacrum Filter and shield: none
Lateral sacrum pt instruction: Don't breathe , don't move
Lateral lumbar/ lumbopelvic film size: 14x17 lengthwise
Lateral lumbar/ lumbopelvic 40 ffd
Lateral lumbar/ lumbopelvic id blocker: anterior to spine
Lateral lumbar/ lumbopelvic mitchell marker: outside anatomy
Lateral lumbar/ lumbopelvic tube tilt: none
Lateral lumbar/ lumbopelvic pt pos: pt's arms folded in front
Lateral lumbar/ lumbopelvic Central ray: Top of iliac crest, mid axillary line
Lateral lumbar/ lumbopelvic Collimation: film size
Lateral lumbar/ lumbopelvic Filter and shield: none
Lateral lumbar/ lumbopelvic pt instruction: breathe in, out, hold and don't move.
AP angulated SI 10x12 crosswise
AP angulated SI 35 ffd
AP angulated SI Id blocker: down
AP angulated SI Mitchell marker: outside anatomy
AP angulated SI pt pos. supine
AP angulated SI tube tilt: 25 cephalic
AP angulated SI central ray: midline 1" below ASIS
AP angulated SI Collimation: film size
AP angulated SI filter and shield: none
AP angulated SI pt instruction: don't breathe, don't move
Lateral L5/S1 Spot Film size 8x10 lengthwise
Lateral L5/S1 Spot ffd 40
Lateral L5/S1 Spot Id blocker: Anterior to spine
Lateral L5/S1 Spot Mitchell marker: mark side closest to film, outside anatomy
Lateral L5/S1 Spot Pt pos: on side, hips and knees slightly flexed
Lateral L5/S1 Spot Tube tilt: none
Lateral L5/S1 Spot central ray: 2" inferior to iliac crest & 1" posterior to mid axillary line.
Lateral L5/S1 Spot Collimation: film size
Lateral L5/S1 Spot filter and shield: none
Lateral L5/S1 Spot pt instruction: Don't breathe, don't move.
AP Lower Cervical film size 8x10 lengthwise
AP Lower Cervical 40 ffd
AP Lower Cervical Id blocker: up
AP Lower Cervical mitchell marker: outside of anatomy
AP Lower Cervical pt pos: chin slightly elevated
AP Lower Cervical tube tilt: 15 degrees cephalic
AP Lower Cervical central ray: bottom of thyroid cartilage
AP Lower Cervical collimation: below lower lip and sof tissue
AP Lower Cervical Filter and shield: none and half apron
AP Lower Cervical Pt. instruction: don't breathe, don't move
AP coccyx film size 8x10 lengthwise
AP coccyx 40 ffd
AP coccyx ID blocker: outside anatomy
AP coccyx Mitchell marker: outside anatomy
AP coccyx pt pos: supine
AP coccyx tube tilt 10 caudal
AP coccyx central ray: 2" superior to pubic symphysis
AP coccyx collimation: 5x5
AP coccyx filter and shield: none
AP coccyx pt instructions: don't breathe, don't move
AP thoracic film size: 7x17 lengthwise
AP thoracic ffd: 40
AP thoracic Id blocker: down
AP thoracic mitchell marker: outside of anatomy
AP thoracic pt pos: standing
AP thoracic Tube tilt: none
AP thoracic Central ray: Film 2" above T1 & align ray to match.
AP thoracic collimation: film size
AP thoracic filter and shield: Filter upper half (Thick side up) with half apron
AP thoracic pt instruction: take a deep breath in and hold it. Don't move.
Apical lordotic film size: 14x17 lengthwise
Apical lordotic ffd: 72
Apical lordotic id blocker: down
Apical lordotic mitchell marker: over shoulder
Apical lordotic pt pos: Place 1 foot in front of bucky and lean back. hands on back of hips and shoulder's rolled forward.
Apical lordotic tube tilt: none
Apical lordotic central ray: Place top of film 2" above T1
Apical lordotic collimation: film size
Apical lordotic filter and shield: none and half apron
Apical lordotic pt instructions: deep breathe out, in, and hold it. Don't move.
Swimmer's Lateral film size: 8x10 lengthwise
Swimmer's Lateral 40 ffd
Swimmer's Lateral id blocker: anterior to spine
Swimmer's Lateral mitchell marker: mark side closest to film and outside of anatomy
Swimmer's Lateral pt pos: arm closest to film raised and other hangs to side.
Swimmer's Lateral tube tilt: 5 caudal
Swimmer's Lateral central ray: C7-T1 junction
Swimmer's Lateral Collimation: film size
Swimmer's Lateral filter and shield: none and half apron
Swimmer's Lateral pt instruction: breathe in let it all out and hold it. Don't move.
AP Sacrum film size: 8x10 lengthwise
AP Sacrum ffd: 40
AP Sacrum ID blocker: down
AP Sacrum mitchell marker: outside anatomy
AP Sacrum pt position: supine
AP Sacrum tube tilt: 15 degrees cephalic
AP Sacrum Central ray: 2" superior to pubic symphysis
AP Sacrum collimation: film size
AP Sacrum filter and shield: none
AP Sacrum pt instruction: don't breathe, don't move.
Lateral thoracic film size: 14x17 lengthwise
Lateral thoracic ffd 40
Lateral thoracic collimation: light should be seen posterior to pt film size
Lateral thoracic filter and shield: lower half thick side down with half apron
Lateral thoracic pt instruction: take a deep breath in, hold it, don't move.
AP below diaphragm film size: 14x17 lengthwise
AP below diaphragm FFD 40
AP below diaphragm Id blocker: up
AP below diaphragm mitchell marker: outside anatomy
AP below diaphragm pt pos: supine, palms behind head
AP below diaphragm tube tilt: none
AP below diaphragm central ray: bottom of film level with iliac crest and align central ray to match.
AP below diaphragm collimation: film size
AP below diaphragm filter and shield: none and half apron
AP below diaphragm pt instructions: breathe in and let it all out, don't move.
AP lumbar/lumbopelvic film size 14x17 lengthwise
AP lumbar/lumbopelvic 40 ffd
AP lumbar/lumbopelvic id blocker: up
AP lumbar/lumbopelvic mitchell marker: outside of anatomy
AP lumbar/lumbopelvic pt post: feet turned 15 degrees inward
AP lumbar/lumbopelvic tube tilt: none
AP lumbar/lumbopelvic central ray: 1" below iliac crest
AP lumbar/lumbopelvic collimation: film size/soft tissues
AP lumbar/lumbopelvic filter and shield: none and gonadal shield
AP lumbar/lumbopelvic Pt instructions: breathe in, out, and hold it. Don't move.
Lateral chest film size: 14x17 lengthwise
Lateral chest ffd: 72
Lateral chest Id blocker: anterior to spine
Lateral chest mitchell marker: Left outside of anatomy
Lateral chest pt pos: standing w/arms elevated overhead
Lateral chest Tube tilt: none
Lateral chest central ray: place film 2" above the T1
Lateral chest Collimation: film size
Lateral chest filter and shield: none and half apron
Lateral chest pt instructions: Take a deep breath in, blow it out, take another deep breath in and hold.
Lateral cervical flexion and extension film size 8x10 lengthwise
Lateral cervical flexion and extension ffd: 72
Lateral cervical flexion and extension Id blocker: up
Lateral cervical flexion and extension mitchell marker: side closest to film, outside anatomy
Lateral cervical flexion pt pos: tuck chin and look down
Lateral cervical extension pt pos: elevate chin and look up
Lateral cervical flexion and extension tube tilt: none
Lateral cervical flexion and extension central ray: C4
Lateral cervical flexion and extension collimation: exclude orbits
Lateral cervical flexion and extension filter and shield: none and half apron
Lateral cervical flexion and extension pt instruction: breathe in, let it out and hold it. don't move.
Kasabach or oblique odontoid film size: 8x10 lengthwise
Kasabach or oblique odontoid ffd: 40
Kasabach or oblique odontoid id blocker: up
Kasabach or oblique odontoid mitchell marker: outside anatomy
Kasabach or oblique odontoid Pt post: supine w/ head rotated 45
Kasabach or oblique odontoid tube tilt: 10 caudal
Kasabach or oblique odontoid central ray: inferior to zygomatic arch
Kasabach or oblique odontoid collimation: include mandible, exclude orbits
Kasabach or oblique odontoid filter and shield: none and half apron
Kasabach or oblique odontoid pt instruction: don't breathe don't move
PA chest film size 14x17 lengthwise
PA chest ffd 72
PA chest id blocker up
PA chest mitchell marker: over shoulder
PA chest pt post: Chin slightly elevated, back of hands on pt's hips w/ shoulders rolled forward.
PA chest tube tilt: none
PA chest central ray: top of film 2" above T1
PA chest Collimation: film size
PA chest filter and shield: none and half apron
PA chest pt instruction: breathe in, blow is out. Breathe in and hold. don't move.
Oblique ribs film size 14x17 lengthwise
Oblique ribs ffd: 40
Oblique ribs id blocker: up
Oblique ribs mitchell marker: above should closest to film
Oblique ribs Pt post: 45 to bucky, affected side away from bucky
Oblique ribs tube tilt: none
Oblique ribs central ray: 2" above T1
Oblique ribs collimation: film size
Oblique ribs filter and shield: none and half apron
Oblique ribs pt instruction: breathe in, out, in and hold. don't move.
AC joint with and without weights film size: 8x10 non-detailed crosswise
AC joint with and without weights ffd: 40
AC joint with and without weights Id blocker: outside of anatomy
AC joint with and without weights Mitchell marker: mark the jt being examined: markers indicating weighted and non-weighted should be placed next to marker.
AC joint with and without weights Pt pos: Standing, back against the bucky: arms in external rot.
AC joint with and without weights Tube tilt: none
AC joint with and without weights Central ray: at the AC joint
AC joint with and without weights collimation: film size
AC joint with and without weights filter and shield: none with half apron
AC joint with and without weights Pt instruction: don't breathe, don't move.
AP shoulder with internal/external rotation film size: 10x12 crosswise
AP shoulder with internal/external rotation ffd: 40
AP shoulder with internal/external rotation id blocker: towards the spine
AP shoulder with internal/external rotation mitchell marker: mark the jt being examined: mark int and ext.
AP shoulder with internal rotation pt post: Standing, back against the bucky: affected should centered to the bucky. Should is internally rotated and dorsum of hand is placed against pt's thigh. or behind lumbar spine
AP shoulder with external rotation Standing, back against the bucky,affected shoulder centered to the bucky. Shoulder is externally rotated and the dorsum of the hand is placed against the patient's thigh or elbow can be flexed to 90 as if carrying a tray.
AP shoulder with internal/external rotation tube tilt: none
AP shoulder with internal/external rotation Central ray: Coracoid process
AP shoulder with internal/external rotation collimation: film size
AP shoulder with internal/external rotation filter and shield: none and half apron
AP shoulder with internal/external rotation pt instruction: don't breathe, dont move
Grashey's Projection Film size: 10x12 crosswise
Grashey's Projection FFD: 40
Grashey's Projection ID blocker: towards the spine
Grashey's Projection mitchell marker: mark the joint be examined
Grashey's Projection pt pos: standing, scapula flat against the bucky(Pt will be slightly oblique); affected shoulder centered to the bucky; should in external rotation
Grashey's Projection tube tilt: none
Grashey's Projection central ray: coracoid process
Grashey's Projection Collimation: film size
Grashey's Projection filter and shield: none and half apron
Grashey's Projection pt instruction: don't breathe don't move
"Y" projection film size 10x12 lengthwise
"Y" projection ffd: 40
"Y" projection Id blocker: towards the spine
"Y" projection mitchell marker: side examined outside of anatomy
"Y" projection Pt post: Standing, affected shoulder against the bucky; scapular spine perpendicular to the bucky (pt will be slightly obliqued toward the bucky compared to the true lateral position.
"Y" projection tube tilt: 10 caudal
"Y" projection central ray: scapular spine
"Y" projection Collimation: film size
"Y" projection filter and shield: none and half apron
"Y" projection pt instuction: Don't breathe, don't move
Frontal clavicle film size: 10x12 crosswise
Frontal clavicle FFD: 40
Frontal clavicle Id blocker: out of anatomy
Frontal clavicle Mitchell marker: mark the side being examined out of anatomy
Frontal clavicle Pt pos: standing, facing towards (PA) or away (AP) from the bucky; head turned away from the side being examined.
Frontal clavicle tube tilt: none
Frontal clavicle central ray: mid-shaft of the clavicle
Frontal clavicle collimation: film size
Frontal clavicle filter and shield: none and half apron
Frontal clavicle pt instruction: don't breathe and don't move
Axial clavicle film size: 10x12 crosswise
Axial clavicle ffd: 40
Axial clavicle id blocker: out of anatomy
Axial clavicle mitchell marker: mark the side being examined; out of anatomy
Axial clavicle Pt post: standing, facing towards (PA) or away (AP) from the bucky; head turned away from the side being examined.
Axial clavicle tube tilt: 15 caudal for PA and 15 cephalic for AP.
Axial clavicle central ray: mid-shaft of the clavicle
Axial clavicle collimation: film size
Axial clavicle filter and shield: none and half apron
pt instructions: Don't breathe don't move.
AP elbow film size: Half of 10x12 detailed cassette lengthwise
AP elbow FFD: 40
AP elbow ID blocker: out of anatomy
AP elbow mitchell marker: mark the side being examined, out of anatomy
AP elbow Pt pos: seated at the end of the table; shoulder, elbow and wrist against the table. Hand supinated
AP elbow tube tilt: none
AP elbow central ray: antecubital fossa
AP elbow collimation: longitudinally to film size, laterally to include the soft tissues (1/2 of the film width)
AP elbow filter and shield: none and half apron
AP elbow pt instruction: don't breathe don't move
Medial(internal) oblique elbow Film size: 1/2 of a 10x12 detailed cassette lengthwise
Medial(internal) oblique elbow ffd: 40
Medial(internal) oblique elbow ID blocker: out of anatomy
Medial(internal) oblique elbow mitchell marker: mark the side; out of anatomy
Medial(internal) oblique elbow pt post: seated at the end of the table: shoulder, elbow and wrist against the table: hand pronated
Medial(internal) oblique elbow tube tilt: none
Medial(internal) oblique elbow central ray: antecubital fossa
Medial(internal) oblique elbow collimation: longitudinally to film size, laterally to include the soft tissues(1/2 of the film width)
Medial(internal) oblique elbow filter and shield: none and half apron
Medial(internal) oblique elbow pt instruction: don't breathe, don't move.
Lateral elbow film size: 8x10 detailed cassette long axis of film parallel to the forearm
Lateral elbow ffd: 40
Lateral elbow id blocker: out of anatomy
Lateral elbow mitchell marker: side; out of anatomy
Lateral elbow pt postition: seated at the end of the table; elbow flexed 90 degrees; shoulder, elbow and wrist against the table; Thumb pointing toward the tube.
Lateral elbow Tube tilt: none
Lateral elbow central ray: radial head
Lateral elbow collimation: filmsize
Lateral elbow filter and shield: none and half apron
Lateral elbow pt instruction: don't breathe, don't move
PA wrist film size: 1/3 of a 10x12 detailed cassette lengthwise
PA wrist ffd: 40
PA wrist ID blocker: out of anatomy
PA wrist Mitchell marker: side; out of anatomy
PA wrist tube tilt: none
PA wrist central ray: lunate
PA wrist collimation: longitudiunally to film size, laterally to include the soft tissues (1/3 of film width)
PA wrist Filter and shield: none and half apron
PA wrist pt instruction: don't breath and don't move
Medial oblique wrist film size: 1/3 of a 10x12 detailed cassette lengthwise
Medial oblique wrist ffd: 40
Medial oblique wrist id blocker: out of anatomy
Medial oblique wrist mitchell marker: side; out of anatomy
Medial oblique wrist pt post: seated at the end of the table; elbow and wrist again the table; hand in obliqued 45 degrees (use sponge or OK sign)
Medial oblique wrist tube tilt: none
Medial oblique wrist central ray: lunate
Medial oblique wrist collimation: longitudinally to film size, laterally to include the soft tissues (1/3 of film width)
Medial oblique wrist filter and shield: none and half apron
Medial oblique wrist pt instruction: don't breathe don't move
Lateral wrist film size: 1/3 10x12 detailed cassette lengthwise
Lateral wrist ffd: 40
Lateral wrist id blocker: out of anatomy
Lateral wrist mitchell marker: side; out of anatomy
Lateral wrist central ray: proximal carpal rox
Lateral wrist pt position: seated at the end of the table: elbow and wrist against the table; wrist in 0 degrees flexion; metacarpals stacked on top of eachother; thumb parallel to the cassette
Lateral wrist tube tilt: none
Lateral wrist Collimation: film size and soft tissues
Lateral wrist filter and shield: none and half apron
Lateral wrist pt instruction: don't breathe don't move
PA with ulnar deviation film size: 8x10 detailed cassette lengthwise
PA with ulnar deviation ffd: 40
PA with ulnar deviation id blocker: out of anatomy
PA with ulnar deviation mitchell marker: side; out of anatomy
PA with ulnar deviation pt post: Seated at end of table; elbow and wrist against table; hand is pronated with fingers curled loosely in a fist; wrist in ulnar deviated maximally
PA with ulnar deviation tube tilt: none
PA with ulnar deviation central ray: lunate
PA with ulnar deviation collimation: longitudinally to 2" on either side of the wrist joint, laterally to include the soft tissues.
PA with ulnar deviation filter and shield: none and half apron
PA with ulnar deviation pt instruction: don't breathe and don't move
PA hand Film size: 1/2 of 10x12 detailed cassette crosswise
PA hand ffd: 40
PA hand ID blocker: out of anatomy
PA hand Mitchell marker: side; out of anatomy
PA hand pt post: seated at the end of the table ; palm flat against the table; fingers slightly spread.
PA hand tube tilt: none
PA hand central ray: head of the 3rd metacarpal
PA hand collimation: film size and soft tissues
PA hand filter and shield: none and half apron
PA hand pt instruction: don't breathe don't move.
Medial Oblique hand film size: 1/2 of 10x12 detailed cassette crosswise
Medial Oblique hand ffd: 40
Medial Oblique hand id blocker: out of anatomy
Medial Oblique hand mitchell marker: side; out of anatomy
Medial Oblique hand Pt post: seated at the end of the table; hand is obliqued 45 or ok sign
Medial Oblique hand tube tilt: none
Medial Oblique hand central ray: head of the 3rd metacarpal
Medial Oblique hand collimation: film size and soft tissues
Medial Oblique hand filter and shield: none and half apron
Medial Oblique hand pt instruction: don't breathe don't move.
Lateral hand film size: 8x10 detailed cassette lengthwise
Lateral hand ffd: 40
Lateral hand id blocker: out of anatomy
Lateral hand mitchell marker: side; out of anatomy
Lateral hand pt post: Seated at the ned of the table; metacarpals stacked on top of each other, ulnar aspect of hand against cassette; fingers spread maximally.
Lateral hand tube tilt: none
Lateral hand central ray: 2nd metacarpophalangeal jt
Lateral hand collimation: film size
Lateral hand filter and shield: none and half apron
Lateral hand pt instruction: don't breathe don't move.
Lateral thumb film size: 1/2 of 8x10 detailed cassette crosswise
Lateral thumb ffd: 40
Lateral thumb ID blocker: out of anatomy
Lateral thumb mitchell marker: side; out of anatomy
Lateral thumb pt post: seated at the end of the table; hand pronated with the fingers curled to stabilize the thumb in a true lateral position
Lateral thumb tube tilt: none
Lateral thumb central ray: 1st metacarpophalangeal joint
Lateral thumb collimation: include the distal 1st metacarpal and thumb tip, to soft tissues
Lateral thumb filter and shield: none and half apron
Lateral thumb pt instruction: don't breathe don't move.
AP Thumb film size: 1/2 of 8x10 detailed cassette crosswise
AP Thumb ffd: 40
AP Thumb ID blocker: out of anatomy
AP Thumb mitchell marker: side; out of anatomy
AP Thumb pt post: seated at the end of the table; hand is pronated fully until the posterior aspect of the thumb is contacting the cassette.
AP Thumb tube tilt: none
AP Thumb central ray: 1st metacarpophalangeal joint
AP Thumb collimation: distal 1st metacarpal and thumb tip with soft tissues
AP Thumb filter and shield: none and half apron
AP Thumb pt instruction: don't breathe and don't move.
PA wrist pt position elbow and wrist against the table; hand is pronated with fingers curled loosely in a fist.
Created by: dixiedoll4z on 2011-11-07



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