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Positioning 3

L-Spine

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In the AP projection of the L-Spine, what is done to reduce the curve of the spine? flex the patients hips and knees
Where is the CR directed on an AP L-spine? at the Iliac Crest (L4), midsagittal plane of the pt
Where is the CR directed for an anterior oblique l-spine? L3 and 2" lateral to spinous processes
How many degrees is the pt rotated for the oblique L-spine? 45 deg
When the pt is in the correct 45 deg oblique position for the l-spine, what apperance do the lumber vertebra take on? scottie dog
Where is the CR directed for the lateral L-spine? perpendicular at the level of iliac cres (L4)
What breathing tech is used on all L-spine projections EXCEPT the spot? suspended expiration
What part of the lumbar vertebra in the olbique position is the ears of the scottie dog? Superior articular process
What part of the lumbar vertebra in the olbique position is the nose of the scottie dog? transverse process
What part of the lumbar vertebra in the olbique position is the eye of the scottie dog? pedicle
What part of the lumbar vertebra in the olbique position is the neck of the scottie dog? pars interarticularis
What part of the lumbar vertebra in the olbique position is the body of the scottie dog? lamina
What part of the lumbar vertebra in the olbique position is the front legs of the scottie dog? inferior articular process
In the anterior obliquw poaition, which zygopophyseal joint is displayed, the one closet to the IR or Farther? closest
Where is the CR directed for the AP Axial projection? 1 1/2" superior to the pubis symphysis
What degree of angulation and in what direction, for men, is suggested on the AP axial projection? 30 deg cephalad
What degree of angulation and in what direction, for women, is suggested on the AP axial projection? 35 deg cephalad
Where is the CR directed on the L5-S1 spot projection? 2" posterior to the ASIS and 1 1/2" inferior to the iliac crest
When the spine is not parallel on the Spot, the CR can be angled _____ deg ____ for men. 5 , caudad
When the spine is not parallel on the Spot, the CR can be angled _____ deg ____ for women. 8, caudad
What projection of the L-spine shows the intervertebral foramen the best? lateral
Which projection shows the intervebral disk space by moving the pt side to side? AP right and left bending
The lamina that lies between superior and the inferior articular processes is called what? pars interarticularis
Created by: erikasmith28