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positioning c-spine

The body rotation for the PA oblique projection? 45 degrees
The expiration phase for a lateral projection is Suspended expiration
What is the central ray angle for the AP Axial Projection? 15 to 20 degrees
What is the name for the first cervical vertebrae? atlas
For the cervical spine a lateral swimmers technique is used to demonstrate what? C7-T1
What do we call the outer part that surrounds the intervertebral disk? Annulus Fibrosus
The odontoid process is part which vertebrae axis or C2
The body rotation for the AP oblique projection is? 45 degrees
What is the center part of the intervertebral disk called? nucleus pulposus
If I can not get the odontiod by open mouth what is another way to get the projection we need fuchs and dens
The zygapophyseal joints of the cervical spine is clearly demonstrated in what projection? Lateral
The PA Axial Oblique projection does it show the intervertebral being closest to the IR or farthest from the IR? Closest to the IR
For the Oblique projection where does the central ray enter? C4
The openings in the cervical vertebra or the transmission of the arteries and veins are called? The transverse foramen
What is the name of the second cervical vertebra? axis
For the swimmers technique what is the external landmark that we use for the central ray entrance? 2 inches above jugular notch
Where does the central ray enter for hyperflexion and hyperextension projection of the cervical spine? C4
Describe where the vertebral column is located inside the body. midsagital plane: posteriorly part of the trunk
The central ray angle for the AP Axial oblique is Cephalad
The vertebral notches that are on the vertebra if put together form what? intervertebral foramen
The intervertebral foramens are demonstrated on what projection? Obliques
The superior and inferior articulating processes and facets form what when they are together? Zygapophyseal joints
The vertebra prominence is the other name for what? C7
Which projections are considered functional studies of the cervical spine? Hyperflexion and hyperextension
The central ray angle for the PA axial obliques is directed in which direction? caudad
Whats the other name for a slipped disk Herniated nucleus pulposus
The central ray angle for a PA axial oblique? 15 degrees caudad
Patients may arrive in the emergency room for trauma cervical spine on a spine board which projection is taken first before removal of the board Lateral with a horizontal beam
Because of the increase in the OID the SID is increases to 60 to 72 inches
For the AP Axial where does the central enter C4
for the fuchs method of the odontiod process is this a lateral, oblique, PA or AP projection? AP
On a routine projection of a c-spine the aclusial plane should be what to the IR in an upright projection perpendicular
The AP axial oblique shows intervertebral foramen the closest to the IR or farthest from the IR? Farthest for the IR
The central ray angle for the AP Axial is directed in which direction? cephalad
For the lateral projection of the cervical spine the midcoronal plane is what to the IR perpendicular
All cervical vertebra contain how many foramen 3 (2 transverse and vertebral)
what is the largest foramen called the vertebral foramen
Created by: atesta0824