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Radiographic Exam

Radiographic Examination Midterm 1 material

QuestionAnswer
what is the correct cassette size for APOM projections? 8x10
what is the correct cassette size for APLC projections? 10x12
What is the correct cassette size for Lateral Cervical projections? 10x12
What is the correct cassette size for Swimmer's Lateral Projection? 8x10
What is the correct cassette size for AP Thoracic projections? 14x17
What is the correct cassette size for Lateral Thoracic projections? 14x17
what is the correct cassette size for AP lumbopelvic projections? 14x17
What is the correct cassette size for AP lumbar projection? 14x17
What should the collimation be set to for APOM projections? 4x4 box
Where should the central ray pass through for APOM projections? through the mid-portion of the patients lips as their mouth is closed, then through the posterior aspect of the tongue when open
Remain still, suspend respiration, do not swallow are all correlated with which projection? APOM, APLC, Lateral Cervical
What is the FFD for APLC projections? 37" (for every 1 degree of tube tilt, subtract 1 from the FFD)
What is the tube tilt for APLC projections? 15 degrees cephalad
What are the collimation settings for APLC projections? Medial to first rib, including apices of the lungs, vertically between the chin and lower lip
Where is the grib places for lateral cervical projections? On the outside of the bucky
The sella turcica and C7 are boundaries for which projection? Lateral Cervical
Behind the eyes, above the ear, and including anterior and posterior soft tissues of the neck are collimation standards for which projection? Lateral cervical
Where should the central ray pass through in lateral cervical projections? C3/4, right at the angle of the mandible
Where should the central ray be positioned in a swimmer's view projection? 1.5 inches anteriorly to the spinous process of C7/T1
What are the patient instructins for a swimmer's view projection? remain still, suspend full EXPIRATION to depress the shoulders, do not swallow
what are the collimation boundaries for an AP thoracic projection? Mid-clavicular or nipple line, superior and inferior margins approximately 1 inch inward from film margin
Where should the central ray be in an AP thoracic projection? Superior aspect of cassette placed 1.5" above the T1 vertebral level, then move the x-ray tube to be centered to the mid-portion of the x-ray cassette
What are the patient instructions for an AP thoracic film? remain still, suspend full INSPIRATION
what are the collimation boundaries for a Lateral thoracic projection? To include all vertebral segments, soft tissues posteriorly, but to limit radiation to the anterior aspect of the patient's body (esp breast tissue), superior and inferior margins apporximately 1 inch inward from film margin
Where should the central ray be positioned for a lateral thoracic projection? Superior aspect of cassette places 2 inches above the T1 spinous process as patient is positioned AP, then move the tube to be centered to the mid-portion of the x-ray cassette
What are the patient instructions for lateral thoracic projections? remain still, suspend full inspiration
what are the collimation standards for an AP lumbopelvic projection? Superior and inferior margins as well as lateral margins approximately 1 inch inward from the film margin (13x16)
Where is the central ray positioned in an AP lumbopelvic projection? 1 inch below the iliac crest
what are the patient instructions for an AP lumbopelvic projection? remain still, suspend full expiration
what are the collimation standards for a lateral lumbar projection? 13x16
what are the patient instructions for a lateral lumbar? remain still, suspend full expiration
where is the central ray positioned for a lateral lumbar projection? 1 inch above the iliac crest
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