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Merrills Ch 16 pt 2

Abdomen & Biliary Tract- pt 2

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IR for AP abdomen 35 x 43 cm (14" x 17") ↕
Patient position for AP abdomen supine or upright
Location of IR for AP abdomen, supine Center of IR @ iliac crests; with pubic symphysis
Location of IR for AP abdomen, upright Center of IR @ 2" ↑ iliac crests
2nd IR if patient is too tall ∙24 x 30 cm ↔ ∙CTR 2-3" (5- 7.6 cm) ↑ superior pubic symphysis
Respiration for AP abdomen Suspend @ expiration
CR for AP abdomen, supine ⊥ to IR @ iliac crests
CR for AP abdomen, upright horizontal & ⊥ to IR @ 2" (5 cm) ↑ iliac crests
Area of interest for AP abdomen abdomen demonstrated: liver, spleen, kidneys; calcifications or tumor masses
IR for AP abdomen, Ⓛ lateral decubitus 35 x 43 cm (14" x 17")
Patient position for AP abdomen, Ⓛ lateral decubitus Ⓛ lateral decubitus position
Location of IR for AP abdomen, Ⓛ lateral decubitus Center of IR @ iliac crests; 2" ↑ for diaphragm
Respiration for AP abdomen, Ⓛ lateral decubitus Suspend @ expiration
CR for AP abdomen, Ⓛ lateral decubitus horizontal & ⊥ to midpoint of IR
Area of interest for AP abdomen, Ⓛ lateral decubitus free air & fluid levels when upright cannot be obtained
IR for Lateral abdomen, Ⓡ or Ⓛ dorsal decubitus 35 x 43 cm (14" x 17")
Patient position for Lateral abdomen, Ⓡ or Ⓛ dorsal decubitus supine
Location of IR for Lateral abdomen, Ⓡ or Ⓛ dorsal decubitus Center of IR 2" (5 cm) ↑ iliac crests @ midcoronal plane
Respiration for Lateral abdomen, Ⓡ or Ⓛ dorsal decubitus Suspend @ expiration
CR for Lateral abdomen, Ⓡ or Ⓛ dorsal decubitus horizontal & ⊥ to IR @ 2" (5 cm) ↑ iliac crests
Area of interest for Lateral abdomen, Ⓡ or Ⓛ dorsal decubitus prevertebral space & air-fluid levels in abdomen
Created by: GWCCRad12