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Radiography 1504

Positioning I Shoulder

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What are the three routine exams for the shoulder? AP with internal rotation AP with external rotation Inferosuperior axial (Lawrence Method)
What three exams are used for shoulder trauma? AP neutral Scapular Y Transthoracic Lateral (Lawrence Method)
What are the three optional shoulder exams? West Point Method Grashey Method Neer Method
What are the three shoulder girdle articulations? Scapulohumeral Joint (Glenohumeral Joint) Acromioclavicular Joint Scapuloclavicular Joint
What two bones make up the shoulder girdle? Clavicle Scapula
What is the position, projection and CR location for a shoulder done AP with external rotation? Position: External Rotation Projection: Anteroposterior CR location: 1" inferior to the corocoid process
What is the position, projection and CR location for a shoulder done AP with internal rotation? Position: Internal Rotation Projection: Anteroposterior CR location: 1" inferior to the corocoid process
What is the position, projection and CR location for a shoulder done AP with internal neutral rotation? Position: Neutral Rotation Projection: Anteroposterior CR location: 1" inferior to the corocoid process
What is the position, projection and CR location for a shoulder done as a transthoracic lateral? Position: Lawrence Method Projection: Transthoracic Lateral CR Location: Perpendicular to the surgical neck of the humerus
What is the position, projection and CR location for a shoulder done Inferosuperior axial? Position: Lawrence Method Projection: Inferosuperior axial (10* or more) CR Location: Horizontal through the axilla
What is the position, projection and CR location/ angulation/ direction for a shoulder done superoinferior axial? Position: seated, arm abducted, hand pronated, leaning to get head out of the way Projection: Superoinferior axial CR Location: shoulder joint CR Angulation: 5 - 15* CR Direction: toward elbow
What is the position, projection and CR location for a shoulder done with the Scapular Y Method (without trauma)? Position: Scapular Y Projection: Posteroanterior Oblique CR Location: Scapulohumeral Joint
What is the position, projection and CR location for a shoulder done with the Scapular Y Method (with trauma)? Position: Scapular Y Projection: Anteroposterior Oblique CR Location: Scapulohumeral Joint
Created by: nhall