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C-spine posit

C-spine positiong for comps

Positioning for a fuchs IR centered to the level of the mastoid tips. Chin and mastoid tips perpendicular to IR.
CR entry point for fuchs perpendicular, just distal to the chin at the MSP
AP open mouth odontoid positioning occlusal plane perpendicular to IR, centered to axis. Phonate “ah” on exposure
What makes the oclussal plane? lower edge of upper incisors and mastoid tip
CR entry AP open mouth perpendicular centered to the IR, entering mid open mouth
AP axial positioning extend chin placing occlusal plane perpendicular to IR
CR entry AP axial 15-20 degree cephalad angle entering C4
Alternate name for lateral C-spine Gandy method
Lateral C-spine positioning center C4, TOF is 1” superior to EAM. Rotate shoulders anterior if round, posterior if not. Depress with sandbags. Expose on expiration
Lateral flexion/extension positioning center to C4, TOF 2” superior to EAM. Drop chin to chest for flexion, elevate for flexion
AP Axial oblique positioning 45 degree obliquity, center to C3 (1” above thyroid cartilage) elevate chin slightly
CR entry AP axial oblique 15-20 degrees cephalad entering C4 (caudad angle if PA)
External landmark for C1 mastoid tip
External landmark for C2, C3 mandibular angle
External landmark for C5 thyroid cartilage
External landmark for C7, T1 vertebra prominens
alternate name for mandibular angle gonion
external landmark for C3, C4 hyoid bone
Created by: annaluz87