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RADT 425

Ch 10 Sternum & Ribs

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On a PA oblique sternum projection, the ribs & lung markings are ___ and the posterior ribs and ___ ___ are magnified. blurred, left scapula
On a PA oblique sternum projection, the manubrium, SC joints, sternal body and xiphoid process are demonstrated within the heart shadow without ____ superimposition. vertebral
Keeping the entire sternum within the heart shadow for the PA oblique projection provides a sternal projection that demonstrates homogenous ____ across the entire sternum. brightness
Using a short SID will result in ____ patient entrance skin dosage. higher
Using a long exposure time and ____ breathing for the PA oblique sternal projection will blur the ____ ____ and ___ ___. costal, lung markings, posterior ribs
The sternum is rotated from beneath the thoracic vertebrae for a PA oblique sternal projection by rotating the patient until the ____plane is aligned ____degrees with the IR. midcoronal, 15-20
On a PA oblique sternal projection with accurate positioning the ____is centered within the collimated field. midsternum
proper centering for a PA oblique sternal projection is accomplished by centering the CR __inches to the left of the ___ ___ ___ and placing the top of the IR approximately 1 1/2 inches superior to the ____ ____. 3, thoracic spinous processes, jugular notch
On a lateral sternum projection, the manubrium, sternal body and xiphoid process are __ ___ and the anterior ribs are not superimposed over the sternum. in profile
On a lateral sternum projection, no superimposition of ____ soft tissue over the sternum is present. humeral
On a lateral sternum projection, the _____is at the center of the exposure field. midsternum
Accurate centering on a lateral sternal projection is accomplished by placing the top edge of the IR ___inch(es) above the ____ ____and aligning the receptor's long axis and a ____to the midsternum. 1/2, jugular notch, horizontal
On an AP/Pa rib projection, thoracic vertebrae-rib head articulations are demonstrated, the sternum and ___ ___ are superimposed and the distances from the ___ ___ to the sternal ends of the clavicles, when seen are equal. vertebral column, vertebral column
On an AP or PA above the diaphragm rib projection, the scapulae are outside the lung field and __posterior ribs are seen above the diaphragm. 9
On an AP or Pa below the diaphragm rib projection, the ___through 12th posterior ribs are visualized below the diaphragm. 8th
If the patient complains of anterior rib pain, what projection of the ribs should be taken? PA
If the patient indicates posterior rib pain, what projection of the ribs should be taken? AP
On an AP oblique rib projection, the ___ ___ ___ is located halfway between the lateral rib surface and the vertebral column and the axillary ribs are free of superimposition. inferior sternal body
On an AP oblique rib projection, the ___ ___ are demonstrated without superimposition and are located in the center of the collimated field and the anterior ribs are located at the lateral edge. axillary ribs
On an AP above the diaphragm oblique rib projection, the ___axillary ribs are demonstrated above the diaphragm. 10
On an AP below the diaphragm oblique rib projection, the ___through 12th axillary ribs are demonstrated below the diaphragm. 9th
Created by: ashollings