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pmi positioning

posit. pelvis, hip, femur

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what positions are commonly done for the pelvis AP, AP oblique
CR entry AP pelvis perp. 2" inferior to ASIS and 2" superior to pubic symphysis
TOF AP pelvis 1 - 1 1/2" superior to iliac crests
pt position AP pelvis pt. supine, separate heels 8-10", rotate 15-20 degrees medially
CR entry AP oblique pelvis perp. MSP 1" superior to pubic symphysis
pt position AP oblique pelvis supine, hips and knees flexed, thighs 45 degrees off table.
name the 3 major hip projections AP, lateral, axiolateral
how do we find the femoral neck? 2.5" distal to a line drawn from the ASIS to the pubic symphysis.
IR size for hip projections 10 X 12
CR entry AP hip perp. to femoral neck
pt position AP hip supine, rotate affected limb 15-20 degrees medially
how do we find the hip joint? 1.5" distal to a line drawn between the ASIS and pubic symphysis
CR entry launstein method lateral hip perp. to hip joint
CR entry hickey method lateral hip 20-25 degrees to hip joint
pt position lateral hip pt supine, knee and hip flexed, plantar surface of foot on opposite knee
AP femur for knee joint BOF 2" below knee joint
AP femur for hip joint TOF at ASIS
AP femur for hip leg rotation 10-15 degrees
lateral femur for knee position of part flex knee 45 degrees, epicondyles perp. to IR
lateral femur for hip position of part roll pelvis 10-15 degrees laterally
Created by: annaluz87