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pmi positioning

posit. ribs, chest

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IR size for ribs 14 X 17
AD rib respiration inspiration
BD rib respiration expiration
TOF for AD ribs 1 1/2" above shoulders
PA AD ribs arm position hands on backs of hips, shoulders rotated forward
AP AD ribs arm position hands behind head
what is demonstrated on an AD rib radiograph? ribs 1-9
BOF for BD ribs at the iliac crests
what is demonstrated on a BD rib radiograph? ribs 8-12
axillary AD rib demonstrates what? ribs 1-10
axillary BD rib demonstrates what? ribs 8-12
axillary AP oblique rib position of affected area rotate 45 degrees toward affected side, affected side down, centered to grid
axillary PA oblique rib position of affected area rotate 45 degrees away from affected side, affected side up, centered to grid
anterior axillary rib pain will result in what type of projection? RAO or LAO
posterior axillary rib pain will result in what type of projection? RPO or LPO
TOF for PA chest 1 1/2 - 2" above shoulders
PA chest respiration suspend on second inspiration
CR entry point PA chest perp. T7
chest IR size 14 X 17"
SID for chest 72"
Created by: annaluz87