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Radiography Essentials CH15

What are the bones in the hand called? Metacarpals
The forearm consists of two long bones called? Radius and Ulna
What are the "fingers" called in a hand? Phalanges
The long narrow bone located anterior to the upper portion of the rib cage is called? Clavicle
What are the 3 routine x-ray projections of the hand? PA, Oblique and lateral
The CR is located where on the PA hand? Third MCP
Name the wrist bones 1.Schaphoid, Lunate, Triquetrium, and Pisiform. 2. Trapezium, Trapezoid, Capitate,and Hamate.
What structures must be seen on a Forearm x-ray? Entire forearm, including both elbow and wrist joints.
Describe the positioning,IR,SID for the AP humerus. 1.Arm slightly abducted with palm of hand supinated. 2.14X17 LW 3.40"SID
What are the routine projections of the Shoulder? AP, Internal and External rotation of the humerus
For the AP axial clavicle x-ray, how much is the CR angled and in what direction? 15-30 degrees cephalic to midclavicle
What are the routine projections of the scapula? AP and Lateral
For the AP scapula, should the arm be adducted or abducted from the body? Arm is abducted so humerus is perpendicular to long axis of the body.
Why do we x-ray the AC joints with and without weights? To determine (by comparison)the ligament integrity by demonstrating change in relative positions of the acromion and clavicle when under stress.
Created by: cangeli2